Actor Mimasu Daigorô IV as Musashibô Benkei, from the series Tales of Loyalty and Heroism (Chûkô buyû den)

「忠孝武勇伝 むさし坊弁慶」 四代目三枡大五郎

Japanese
Edo period
1848 (Kôka 5/Kaei 1), 9th month
Artist Gosôtei Hirosada (Japanese, active 1826–1863, died about 1865)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ikeda bunko, Kamigata yakusha-e shûsei, vol. 4 (2003), #116

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 23.4 x 16 cm (9 3/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

08.541.60

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Hirosada

広貞

Provenance

By date unknown, Alfred Greenough Collection, Boston, MA; 1884, by inheritance to his uncle, Charles H. Parker, Milton, MA; 1908, bequest of Charles H. Parker to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 17, 2007)

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection