Actor Ôtani Hiroji III as Hotei Ichiemon

三代目大谷広次の布袋市右衛門

Japanese
Edo period
1776 (An'ei 5), 5th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 28.7 x 14 cm (11 5/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.4150

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Left sheet of incomplete triptych (part of incomplete pentaptych?).

MFA impressions: 11.18613VR (11.18613, 11.18911, 11.18912), 21.4150 (left sheet only)

Play: Makikaesu Mikari Soga
Theater: Morita
牧返苗曽我(まきかえすみかりそが)
 森田

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Provenance

November 1912, 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