Actor Jitsukawa Enzaburô I as Sasaki Gennosuke, from the series Glorious Martial Arts Tales (Budô meiyo den)

「武道名誉伝 佐々木源之助」 初代実川延三郎

Japanese
Edo period
1848 (Kôka 5/Kaei 1), 9th month
Artist Gochôtei Sadamasu I (Kunimasu) (Japanese, active 1834–1852)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ikeda bunko, Kamigata yakusha-e shûsei, vol. 3 (2001), #159

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 25 x 17.3 cm (9 13/16 x 6 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

08.541.14

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Nagara Chôja Uguisuzuka
Theater: Naka

Signed

Kunimasu ga

国升画

Provenance

By date unknown, Alfred Greenough Collection, Boston, MA; 1884, by inheritance to his uncle, Charles H. Parker, Milton, MA; 1908, bequest of Charles H. Parker to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 17, 2007)

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection