Actor Ichikawa Komazô III as Shiga Daishichi

三代目市川高麗蔵の志賀大七

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), #012; Ukiyo-e shûka 11 (1979), list #015

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.3 x 24.3 cm (14 5/16 x 9 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7251

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.14678, 21.7251

Play: Katakiuchi Noriaibanashi
Theater: Kiri
敵討乗合話(かたきうちのりあいばなし)
 桐

Signed

Tôshûsai Sharaku ga
東洲斎写楽画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

Formerly in the Sumitomo collection; April 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