Actor Matsumoto Yonesaburô as Kewaizaka no Shôshô, Actually Shinobu

松本米三郎のけはい坂の少将、実はしのぶ

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), #016; Ukiyo-e shûka 11 (1979), list #012

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.3 x 25 cm (15 1/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7245

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.25138, 21.7245

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

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection