Actor Bandô Matatarô IV as Arakawa Tarô

四代目坂東又太郎の荒川太郎

Japanese
Edo period
1768 (Meiwa 5), 11th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 33 x 15.2 cm (13 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

21.4101

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.18554, 21.4101

Play (kaomise): Otokoyama Yunzei Kurabe
Theater: Ichimura
男山弓勢競(おとこやまゆんぜいくらべ)
 市村

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Markings

Artist's seal: Rin (in jar shape)

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection