Actor Matsumoto Kôshirô IV as Banzui Chôbei

四代目松本幸四郎の幡随長兵衛

Japanese
Edo period
1791 (Kansei 3), 11th month
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Calza, Hokusai (2003), pl. I.10 (complete diptych); Izawa, "Katsushika Shunrô...," Ukiyo-e geijutsu 79 (1983), p. 20, #40; Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 223, hosoban #64

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.8 x 14.4 cm (12 1/2 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10200

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 diptych; 11.25195 is the right sheet.

Play: Nidai Genji Oshihari Yumi
Theater: Nakamura

Signed

Shunrô ga
春郎画

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