Play: Edo no Hana Mimasu Soga (?) or Buke no Hana Musume no Adauchi (?) Theater: Nakamura (?) Clark: "Kikunojô III and his elder brother Otome used the same yuiwata crest, making a definite identification difficult."
Shunshô ga 春章画
September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection
Japanese, Edo period, 1783 (Tenmei 3), 4th month or 10th month
- Artist Katsukawa Shunshô, Japanese, 1726–1792
Clark et al, The Actor's Image (1994), #508
Hosoban; 30.5 x 14.5 cm (12 x 5 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper