Actor Ôtani Hiroji III as a Soba Vendor, Actually Abe no Munetô

三代目大谷広次のそばうり実は安部宗任

Japanese
Edo period
1768 (Meiwa 5), 11th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), #88

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.5 x 14.2 cm (12 3/8 x 5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4320

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Otokoyama Yunzei Kurabe
Theater: Ichimura
男山弓勢競(おとこやまゆんぜいくらべ)
 市村

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Markings

Artist's seal: Rin (in jar shape)

Provenance

December 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection