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Maker(s):Utagawa Toyokuni I
Culture:Japanese (1769-1825)
Title:Actor Iwai Hanshiro
Date Made:ca. 1810
Materials:Color woodblock print (woodcut) on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Mat: 18 in x 14 5/16 in; 45.7 cm x 36.4 cm; Sheet: 15 1/2 in x 10 7/16 in; 39.4 cm x 26.5 cm; Image: 15 3/16 in x 10 1/4 in; 38.6 cm x 26 cm
Narrative Inscription:  SIGNATURE: recot, ctr. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Toyokuni ga]; TITLE: recto, upp. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Iwai Hanshiro]; INSCRIPTION: recto, upp. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Keiko [ill.]].
Accession Number:  MH 1953.77.Q.RII
Credit Line:Purchase with the Nancy Everett Dwight Fund
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

A vertical print showing an actor (Iwai Hanshiro IV) in a female role, wearing grey and pink kimono with a huge red coat and white headscarf, standing in the rain and looking to the right.

Ukiyo-e; actors; kabuki; rain

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