Actor Arashi Ryûzô II as Yasuke

二代目嵐竜蔵の芸者回し弥助

Japanese
Edo period
1795 (Kansei 7), 1st month
Artist Katsukawa Shun'ei (Japanese, 1762–1819), Publisher Harimaya Shinshichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Katsukawa Shunshô (Ôta Mus. cat., 2016), #159 (complete triptych); related print: TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 1 (1960), #1167.

Dimensions

Hosoban; 30.3 x 13.5 cm (11 15/16 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5991

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Left sheet of incomplete triptych.

Play (second feature): Godairiki Koi no Fûjime
Play (main feature): Edo Sunago Kichirei Soga
Theater: Miyako
五大力恋緘(ごだいりきこいのふうじめ)
江戸砂子慶曽我(えどすなごきちれいそが)
 都

Signed

Shun'ei ga
春英画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
Collector's seal: Hayashi Tadamasa
改印:極

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#368); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection