Onoe Masazō [尾上政蔵] in a kabuki performance of the <i>daishō no mai</i> or sword dance [大小の舞]

Katsukawa Shunshō (勝川春章) (artist 1726 – 1792)

Onoe Masazō [尾上政蔵] in a kabuki performance of the daishō no mai or sword dance [大小の舞]

Print


ca 1776
12.875 in x 5.875 in (Overall dimensions) Japanese woodblock print

Signed: Shunshō ga(春章画)
Publisher: Toyoshimaya Bunjiemon
(Marks 543 - seal 01-109)
British Museum - this copy lacks the publisher's seal
Chicago Art Institute - similar Shunshō doing the sword dance

The name Onoe Masazō appears at the British Museum site online, but nowhere else we can find. Therefore, we are not certain about the name of this performer.
Toyoshimaya Bunjiemon (豊嶋屋文治右衛門) (publisher)
actor prints (yakusha-e - 役者絵) (genre)