Description These four actors are featured together in a "mitate," or imaginary performance, composition. Each print in the tetraptych has a background theme, which is also identified by a Chinese character: flower, bird, wind, and moon (right to left). The actors are identified as follows (from the right): Arashi Rikan II, Seki Sanjuro II, Nakamura Shikan II, and Nakamura Tomijro II.
Provenance Mrs. Peggy W. Fuller [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1988, by gift.
Inscriptions [Signautre] Shinbaisai Hokuei ga
Credit Gift of Mrs. Peggy W. Fuller, 1988
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