Actor Ôtani Hiroji III as a wrestler

三代目大谷広次

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 11, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, II (1989), pl. 5 (three sheets of five, not including this one)

Dimensions

Hosoban; 29.5 x 14 cm (11 5/8 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

54.472

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Center right sheet of incomplete pentaptych.

MFA impressions: 54.472 (one sheet, = 11.?), 11.18939VR (set of five sheets)

Signed

Shunshô ga

春章画

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24