Actor Arashi Rikan III as Ishikawa Goemon, from the series Tales of Loyalty and Heroism (Chûkô buyû den)

「忠孝武勇伝 石川五右衛門」 三代目嵐璃寛

Japanese
Edo period
1848 (Kôka 5/Kaei 1), 1st month
Artist Gosôtei Hirosada (Japanese, active 1826–1863, died about 1865), Publisher Tenmaya Kihei (Tenki) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ritsumeikan arcUP2967

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 24.2 x 16.7 cm (9 1/2 x 6 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

08.541.54

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Keisei Ishikawa-zome
Theater: Chikugo

Signed

Hirosada

広貞

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