Actors Sawamura Sôjûrô III as Shigemori, Nakayama Kojûrô VI as Chidori, and Ichikawa Yaozô III as Yononaka Yoshibei, actually Yoshihira, with chanters Tomimoto Buzendayû and Tomimoto Itsukidayû, and accompanist Namizaki Tokuji
Hirano 1939, #0768; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #10.4, and pl. 70
Vertical ôban; 38.9 x 25.8 cm (15 5/16 x 10 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Play: Fûkyoku Edo Geisha
The actor Nakamura Nakazô I used the name Nakayama Kojûrô VI from 1785.11 to 1786.11 (during this time, the name Nakamura Nakazô was used by his adopted son Nakamura Mansaku).
Formerly in the collection of Charles Jacquin; January 21, 1921, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at January 17-22, 1921 sale of Mr. Charles Jacquin's collection at the Walpole Galleries, New York, lot #274; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection