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Woodblock print

Description

Sheet from a colour woodblock print triptych depicting the kabuki actor Nakamura Utaemon IV as Tonbei, the ferryman of Yaguchi, in his boat under a storm cloud, from the play Shinrei Yaguchi no watashi: Japan, by Shunkosai Hokuei, c. 1830

Museum reference

A.1887.745.97.38

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Woodblock print

Production information

Shunkosai Hokuei, 1824 - 1837 (fl.), Artist
Japan, East Asia
Honkiyo of Osaka, Publisher

Date

c. 1830

Materials

Paper

Associations

Depicted: Nakamura Utaemon IV, 1796 - 1852
Depicted: Tombei

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