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Actor Osagawa Tsuneyo II as the courtesan Miyagino (?)

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Play: Gotaiheiki Shiraishi-banashi (?) Theater: Morita (?)

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

Japanese, Edo period, 1780 (An'ei 9), 4th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al, The Actor's Image (1994), #441

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.3 x 15 cm (12 5/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4351

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints