Actor Arashi Ryûzô II as Teraoka Heiemon

二代目嵐竜蔵の寺岡平右衛門

Japanese
Edo period
1795 (Kansei 7), 4th month
Artist Katsukawa Shun'ei (Japanese, 1762–1819), Publisher Iwatoya Kisaburô (Eirindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 9 (1981), pl. 20 (different colors); Ukiyo-e taikei 3 (1976), #195

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.2 x 24.3 cm (14 5/8 x 9 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6025

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.5965 (with added mica and false Sharaku signature), 21.6025

Play: Kanadehon Chûshingura
Theater: Miyako
仮名手本忠臣蔵(かなでほんちゅうしんくら)
 都

Signed

Shun'ei ga
春英画

Provenance

March 1915, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Y. Sumitomo; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection