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Actor Arashi Rikaku II as Nippondaemon

Japanese
1852 (Kaei 5), 8th month
Artist Gosôtei Hirosada (Japanese, active 1826–1863, died about 1865)


Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 25 x 18.5 cm (9 13/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

08.541.27

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Tôtômi-gata Koi no Shiranami
Theater: Chikugo

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