Actors Segawa Kikunojô II as the Snow Woman (Yuki onna), actually Tatsu-hime, and Arashi Sangorô II as the Hat Maker (Eboshi ori) Daitarô, actually Minamoto no Yoritomo

二代目瀬川菊之丞の雪女実は辰姫、二代目嵐三五郎の烏帽子織大太郎実は源頼朝

Japanese
Edo period
1770 (Meiwa 7), 11th month
Artist Ippitsusai Bunchô (Japanese, active about 1765–1792), Publisher Maruya Jinpachi (Marujin, Enjudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 13 (1991), Chester Beatty pl. 35; related prints: Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), pp. 74-5

Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.5 x 15 cm (12 13/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4717

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play (Jôruri): Oyama Beniyuki no Sugao
Play (kaomise): Myôto-giku Izu no Kisewata
Theater: Ichimura
おやま紅雪素顔(おやまべにゆきのすがお)
女夫菊伊豆着綿(めおとぎくいづのきせわた)
 市村

Signed

Ippitsusai Bunchô ga
一筆齊文調画

Markings

Artist's seal: Mori uji

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection