Actor Ichikawa Danjûrô VI as Ono Sadakurô

六代市川団十郎の斧定九郎

Japanese
Edo period
1795 (Kansei 7), 4th month
Artist Katsukawa Shun'ei (Japanese, 1762–1819), Publisher Iwatoya Kisaburô (Eirindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks, Japanese Woodblock Prints (2010), p. 203; Ukiyo-e shûka 9 (1981), pl. 66; Ukiyo-e taikei 3 (1976), #200

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.2 x 23.2 cm (13 7/8 x 9 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6015

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.14921, 21.6015

Play: Kanadehon Chûshingura
Theater: Kiri
仮名手本忠臣蔵(かなでほんちゅうしんくら)
 桐

Signed

Shun'ei ga
春英画

Provenance

June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Sumitomo collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection