Actor Ôkawa Hashizô I as Tenjiku Kaja, from the series One Hundred Heroes of Our Country (Honchô hyakuyû den)

「本朝百雄伝 天竺冠者」 初代大川橋蔵

Japanese
Edo period
1848 (Kôka 5/Kaei 1), 8th month
Artist Gochôtei Sadamasu I (Kunimasu) (Japanese, active 1834–1852)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ikeda bunko, Kamigata yakusha-e shûsei, vol. 3 (2001), #153

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 25 x 17 cm (9 13/16 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

08.541.13

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Sangoku Daiichi Nochi no Kusemono
Theater: Kado

Signed

Kunimasu

国升

Provenance

By date unknown, Alfred Greenough Collection, Boston, MA; 1884, by inheritance to his uncle, Charles H. Parker, Milton, MA; 1908, bequest of Charles H. Parker to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 17, 2007)

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection