Actor Ichikawa Yaozô II as Sukeroku

二代目市川八百蔵の助六

Japanese
Edo period
1776 (An'ei 5), 3rd month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 30.4 x 14.7 cm (11 15/16 x 5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4051

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Left sheet of incomplete triptych.

MFA impressions: 11.18740VR (11.18740, 11.18753, 11.18805), 21.4051

Play: Sukeroku Yukari no Hatsu Sakura
Theater: Ichimura
助六所縁はつ桜
 市村

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection