Actor Ôtani Tomoemon I

初代大谷友右衛門

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


Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.4 x 15.2 cm (12 3/4 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

21.4359

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Right sheet of incomplete diptych.

MFA impressions: 11.18765VR (11.18765, 11.18784; complete diptych), 21.4358 (right sheet only)

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Provenance

November 1919, acquired 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