Actor Kataoka Nizaemon VII as Yuri Hachirô

七代目片岡仁左衛門の由利八郎

Japanese
Edo period
1795 (Kansei 7), 11th month
Artist Katsukawa Shun'ei (Japanese, 1762–1819), Publisher Harimaya Shinshichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 8 (1981), #14 (complete triptych); Ukiyo-e taikei 3 (1976), #s 190-2 (complete triptych); Ukiyo-e zenshû 5 (1957), fig. 77

Dimensions

Hosoban; 29 x 13.2 cm (11 7/16 x 5 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5995

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Center sheet of incomplete triptych.

MFA impressions: 11.17261, 21.5995

Play: Kaeribana Yuki no Yoshitsune
Theater: Miyako
A triptych of the same performance, by Utamaro: 21.6350 (right), 11.22119 (center), 21.6351 (left).
帰花雪義経(かえりばなゆきのよしつね)
 都

Signed

Shun'ei ga
春英画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection