Matsumoto Köshirö V as Umakata Tanba Yosaku and Segawa Michisaburö I as Geiko Iroha

Matsumoto Köshirö V as Umakata Tanba Yosaku and Segawa Michisaburö I as Geiko Iroha

Object Title:

Matsumoto Köshirö V as Umakata Tanba Yosaku and Segawa Michisaburö I as Geiko Iroha

Series Title:

None

Date:

1805

Artist:

Utagawa Toyokuni I

Carver:

Unknown (Japanese Art)

Printer:

Unknown (Japanese Art)

Publisher:

Iseya Magobei

Medium:

Color woodblock print Technique: Nishiki-e (Woodblock print with color blocks)

Dimensions:

13 1/8 x 5 7/8 in. (33.4 x 15 cm)

Credit Line:

Gift of James A. Michener, 1991 (21789)

Object Number:

21789

Seals:

Iseson (Ise-ya Magobei?) (c. 1780s~1810s) 伊勢孫 (伊勢屋孫兵衛か?)寛政~文化

Other Title:

Kana: ごだいめまつもとこうしろうのたんばよさくと、しょだいせがわみちさぶろうのげいこいろは Kanji : 五代目松本幸四郎の馬方丹波与作と初代瀬川路三郎の芸子いろは Series Kanji : None

Description:

Koshirö was known for his skill as a gentle and romantic actor. Here Michisaburö (as onnagata) receives a present of black cloth from Köshirö. (from “Kabuki Actors on Stage” exhibition, 4/14/2003-)