Actor as Uji no Tsunemasa, from the series Tales of Loyalty and Heroism (Chûkô buyû den)

「忠孝武勇伝 うぢの常政」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1848 (Kôka 5/Kaei 1)
Artist Gosôtei Hirosada (Japanese, active 1826–1863, died about 1865)


Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 23.6 x 16.5 cm (9 5/16 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

08.541.57

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

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