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Actors Arashi Rikan II as Chinzai Hachirô Tametomo (R) and Iwai Shijaku I as Princess Neiwannyo of the Ryûkyû Kingdom

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Diptych: 17.3214.21 (left), 17.3211.22 (right) Play: Shimameguri Tsuki no Yumihari

Signed

Shunkôsai Hokuei ga (on each sheet) 春江斎北英画

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period,

Catalogue Raisonné

Kitagawa, "Bosuton bijutsukan shozô Kamigata-e mokuroku" (Kansai daigaku, 2007), p. 100; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 5, Victoria and Albert Museum II (1987), pl. 161; Keyes, PMA cat. (1973), #162, and pl. 45

Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 34.2 x 48.8 cm (13 7/16 x 19 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.3214.21-2

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints