Actor Matsumoto Kôshirô IV as a Wrestler

四代目松本幸四郎の相撲取り

Japanese
Edo period
late 1780s
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 11, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, II (1989), pl. 5 (three sheets of five, including this one)

Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.7 x 14.8 cm (12 7/8 x 5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4199

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

One sheet of incomplete pentaptych.

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

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