Actor as Inuzaka Keno, from the series Hakkenden

「八犬伝 犬さか毛の」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1850 (Kaei 3)
Artist Gosôtei Hirosada (Japanese, active 1826–1863, died about 1865), Publisher Kinkadô Konishi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

The series: Ikeda bunko, Kamigata yakusha-e shûsei, vol. 4 (2003), #224 (this design not illustrated)

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 25 x 18.4 cm (9 13/16 x 7 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

08.541.36

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Mitate casting for Hana no Ani Tsubomi no Yatsufusa.

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