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Actors Ichimura Uzaemon IX as Hata no Daizen Taketora disguised as the Footman (Yakko) Matahei (R), and Iwai Hanshirô IV as Umegae disguised as the poem-diviner Omatsu (L)

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Play: Mukashi Otoko Yuki no Hinagata Theater: Ichimura

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, 1781 (Tenmei 1), 11th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al, The Actor's Image (1994), #483

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 32 x 22.5 cm (12 5/8 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4374

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints