Actor Ôtani Tomoemon I as the Grocer's Widow Otsuma
1781 (An'ei 10/Tenmei 1), 4th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)
Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), #469 (complete diptych)
Hosoban; 32.5 x 15 cm (12 13/16 x 5 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Right sheet of incomplete diptych.
MFA impressions: 11.18943-4 (complete diptych), 21.4030 (right sheet only)
Play: Kabuki no Hana Bandai Soga
February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection