Actor Ôtani Tomoemon I as Edohei

初代大谷友右衛門の江戸平

Japanese
Edo period
1774 (An'ei 3), 5th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e zenshû 5 (1957), fig. 36 (complete diptych)

Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.4 x 14.4 cm (12 3/4 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4152

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.

Play: Koi Nyôbô Somewake Tazuna
Theater: Nakamura

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection