Actor Bandô Hikosaburô III as Sagisaka Sanai

三代目坂東彦三郎の鷺坂左内

Japanese
Edo period
1794 (Kansei 6), 5th month
Artist Tôshûsai Sharaku (Japanese, active 1794–1795), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Dai Sharaku ten (1995), #023; Ukiyo-e shûka 11 (1979), list #023

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.2 x 24.8 cm (14 5/8 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.5827

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Koinyôbô Somewake Tazuna
Theater: Kawarazaki
恋女房染分手綱(こいにょうぼうそめわけたづな)
 河原崎

Signed

Tôshûsai Sharaku ga
東洲斎写楽画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

September 1912, 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