Actor Bandô Hikosaburô III as Obiya Chôemon

三代目坂東彦三郎の帯屋長右衛門

Japanese
Edo period
1794 (Kansei 6), 7th month
Artist Tôshûsai Sharaku (Japanese, active 1794–1795), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

TNM, Sharaku (2011), #110; Dai Sharaku ten (1995), reference #C; Ukiyo-e shûka 11 (1979), list #051

Dimensions

Hosoban; 30 x 15 cm (11 13/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.7259

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Nihon Matsu Mutsu Sodachi (Two Pine Trees Raised in Mutsu Province)
Theater: Kawarazaki
二本松陸奥生長(にほんまつむつそだち)
 河原崎

Signed

Tôshûsai Sharaku ga
東洲斎写楽画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

December 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection