Actor Yoshizawa Iroha as Chidori

初代芳沢いろはの千鳥

Japanese
Edo period
1776 (An'ei 5), 3rd month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 30.3 x 14.2 cm (11 15/16 x 5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4354

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Hiragana Seisuiki
Theater: Morita
ひらかな盛衰記(ひらがなせいすいき)
 森田

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Provenance

December 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection