Actors Ichikawa Monnosuke II as Ben no Tsubone and Ichikawa Kodanji II as Sanuki no Mae

二代目市川門之助の弁の局、二代目市川小団次のさぬきの前

Japanese
Edo period
1770 (Meiwa 7), 11th month
Artist Ippitsusai Bunchô (Japanese, active about 1765–1792), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.2 x 15.1 cm (12 5/16 x 5 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4747

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Mad scene (kyôran): Suma no Tomo Chidori
Play: Nue no Mori Ichiyô no Mato
Theater: Nakamura
狂乱 須磨友千鳥(きょうらん すまのともちどり)
鵺森一陽的(ぬえのもりいちようのまと)
 中村

Signed

Ippitsusai Bunchô ga
一筆齊文調画

Markings

Artist's seal: Mori uji

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection