Actor Segawa Tomisaburô II as the Ôtomo Family's Maid Wakakusa, Actually Prince Koretaka

二代目瀬川富三郎の大友家腰元若草、実は惟高親王

Japanese
Edo period
1794 (Kansei 6), 11th month
Artist Tôshûsai Sharaku (Japanese, active 1794–1795), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

TNM, Sharaku (2011), #154; Dai Sharaku ten (1995), #061; Ukiyo-e shûka 11 (1979), list #068

Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.6 x 15 cm (12 13/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.7264

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Uruôtoshi Meika no Homare (Praising Famous Poems in the Leap Year)
Theater: Miyako
閏訥子名和歌誉(うるおうとしめいかのほまれ)
 都

Signed

Sharaku ga
写楽画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

April 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection