Actor Morita Kan'ya VIII in a Double Role as Both Ono Sadakurô and Yoichibei

八代森田勘弥の斧定九郎

Japanese
Edo period
1798 (Kansei 10), 2nd month
Artist Katsukawa Shun'ei (Japanese, 1762–1819), Publisher Tsuruya Kiemon (Senkakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 11 (1979), pl. 106

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.8 x 13.9 cm (12 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.5988

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Theater: Morita
 森田座

Signed

Shun'ei ga
春英画

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