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

「忠孝武勇伝 政おか」 三代目嵐璃寛

Japanese
Edo period
1848 (Kôka 5/Kaei 1), 3rd month
Artist Gosôtei Hirosada (Japanese, active 1826–1863, died about 1865), Publisher Tenmaya Kihei (Tenki) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waseda db 016-1963

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 24.1 x 16.7 cm (9 1/2 x 6 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

08.541.37

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Meiboku Sendai Hagi
Theater: Chikugo
伽羅先代萩(めいぼくせんだいはぎ)
 筑後

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