Play: Otokoyama O-Edo no Ishizue Theater: Kiri Forms the center sheet of a triptych; 21.6831 is the right sheet.
Toyokuni ga 豊国画
Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極
Formerly in the collection of Charles Jacquin; January 22, 1921, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at January 17-22, 1921 sale of Mr. Charles Jacquin's collection at the Walpole Galleries, New York, lot #655; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection
Japanese, Edo period, 1794 (Kansei 6), 11th month
Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan 7, Musée Guimet II (1990), ref. photo p. 238; Genshoku 8 (1981), #113; Ukiyo-e taikei 9 (1976), #136; Yoshida, "'Yakusha butai no sugata-e' kenkyû," Ukiyo-e 27 (1966), p. 31, #27; Michener, The Floating World (1954), pl. 59
Vertical ôban; 37.5 x 25.5 cm (14 3/4 x 10 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper