Actor Arashi Shichigorô III in a Double Role, possibly Sadakurô and Yoichibei

三代目嵐七五郎

Japanese
Edo period
1797–8 (Kansei 9–10)
Artist Katsukawa Shunkô (Japanese, 1743–1812)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 31 x 14.3 cm (12 3/16 x 5 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6093

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.6093, RES.54.143

Arashi Shichigorô III used the name from 1797.11 until his death in 1798.11.

Signed

Shunkô ga
春好画

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection