Actor Matsumoto Kôshirô IV as Gorôbei, the Fishmonger from San'ya

四代目松本幸四郎の山谷の肴屋五郎兵衛

Japanese
Edo period
1794 (Kansei 6), 5th month
Artist Tôshûsai Sharaku (Japanese, active 1794–1795), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Dai Sharaku ten (1995), #014; Ukiyo-e shûka 11 (1979), list #014

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.5 x 25.7 cm (15 3/16 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.7228

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Katakiuchi Noriaibanashi
Theater: Kiri
敵討乗合話(かたきうちのりあいばなし)
 桐

Signed

Tôshûsai Sharaku ga
東洲斎写楽画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

September 1912, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection