Actor Matsumoto Kôshirô IV, from the series Fans of the East (Azuma ôgi)

「東扇」 四代松本幸四郎

Japanese
Edo period
about 1775 (An'ei 4)
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

The series: Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), p. 208, n. 2 (this design not mentioned)

Dimensions

Double aiban; 46.5 x 33 cm (18 5/16 x 13 in.)

Accession Number

21.4297

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.14866 (heavily trimmed), 21.4297 (slightly trimmed)

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Provenance

November 1912, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection