Actor Ôtani Tomoemon I as Gonsuke

初代大谷友右衛門の下人権助

Japanese
Edo period
1780 (An'ei 9), 7th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.2 x 15.2 cm (12 5/16 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

21.4153

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 diptych.

MFA impressions: 21.4153 (left sheet only), 54.426-7 (complete diptych)

Play: Kanete Kiku Jôruri-zaka
Theater: Ichimura
聴浄瑠璃坂(かねてきくじょうるりざか)
 市村

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Markings

Unidentified collector's seal

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