Actor Arashi Hinasuke VII as Ôboshi Yuranosuke

「大星由良之助 嵐雛助」(七代目)

Japanese
Edo period
1866 (Keiô 2), 3rd month
Artist Kinoshita Hironobu I (Japanese, active about 1851–1870)


Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 23.8 x 17.8 cm (9 3/8 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

08.542.14

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Kanadehon Chûshingura
Theater: Chikugo

Signed

Hironobu

広信

Markings

Unidentified seal or publisher's mark

Provenance

By date unknown, Alfred Greenough Collection, Boston, MA; 1884, by inheritance to his uncle, Charles H. Parker, Milton, MA; 1908, bequest of Charles H. Parker to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 17, 2007)

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection