Actor Ôtani Hiroji III in His Dressing Room with Ôtani Tokuji I (?) and Nakamura Nakazô I (?), from an untitled series of actors backstage

楽屋の三代目大谷広次と大谷徳次(?)と中村仲蔵(?)

Japanese
Edo period
about 1782–83 (Tenmei 2–3)
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), #465; Ukiyo-e taikei 3 (1976), #40; Gookin cat. #191

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.3 x 25.5 cm (14 11/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4072

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Provenance

November 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane (#628); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection