Actor Ichikawa Ebizô as the Pilgrim Ryôzan, actually Abe Sadato

市川鰕蔵の廻国修業者良山、実は安部貞任

Japanese
Edo period
1794 (Kansei 6), 11th month
Artist Tôshûsai Sharaku (Japanese, active 1794–1795), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Dai Sharaku ten (1995), #084; Ukiyo-e shûka 11 (1979), list #089

Dimensions

Hosoban; 30.5 x 14 cm (12 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.7257

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.25137, 21.7257

Play: Otokoyama O-Edo no Ishizue
Theater: Kiri

Signed

Sharaku ga
写楽画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

Formerly in the Sumitomo collection; Acquired by exchange with Buckingham by William S. and John T. Spaulding; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection