Actor Nakamura Sukegorô II as Ômori Hikoshichi

二代目中村助五郎の大森彦七

Japanese
Edo period
1779 (An'ei 8), 11th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 29.4 x 13.3 cm (11 9/16 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.174

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Left sheet of incomplete triptych.

MFA impressions: 20.194 (right sheet only), 11.18818VR (11.18818, 11.18843, 20.22) (complete), RES.54.174 (left sheet only)

Play: Kaeribana Eiyû Taiheiki
Theater: Nakamura
帰花英雄太平記(かえりばなえいゆうたいへいき)
 中村

Signed

Shunshô ga

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—MFA Chinese Expedition, 1923-24