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Onoe Kikugorō I as Izumi no Saburō in the Play Snowflakes: Plum Blossoms Kaomise

Onoe Kikugorō I as Izumi no Saburō in the Play Snowflakes: Plum Blossoms Kaomise

1769
(Japanese, dates unknown)
Sheet: 30.6 x 14 cm (12 1/16 x 5 1/2 in.)
Location: not on view

Did You Know?

The character's name, Izumi, appears on the right sleeve of the actor's robe.

Description

The play Snowflakes: Plum Blossom Kaomise was performed at the Ichimura Theater in 1769.
  • (Vickery, Atkins & Torrey, San Francisco, CA)
    ?–1930
    Edward L. Whittemore [1862–1930], Cleveland, OH, bequest to the Cleveland Museum of Art
    1930–
    The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
  • Howard Conley Hollis. "The Edward Loder Whittemore Collection of Japanese Prints." The Bulletin of the Cleveland Museum of Art 17, no. 4 (1930): 64-66. 64-66
    no. 128 (p. 162), p. 210
  • The Silver Jubilee Exhibition. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (June 23-September 28, 1941).
  • {{cite web|title=Onoe Kikugorō I as Izumi no Saburō in the Play Snowflakes: Plum Blossoms Kaomise|url=false|author=Ippitsusai Bunchō|year=1769|access-date=19 February 2024|publisher=Cleveland Museum of Art}}

Source URL:

https://www.clevelandart.org/art/1930.173