Actor Onoe Matsusuke I as a Mendicant Monk (Gannin bôzu)

初代尾上松助の願人坊主

Japanese
Edo period
1787 (Tenmei 7), 5th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunkô (Japanese, active about 1789–1818)


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), #612 and pl. 120

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.2 x 14.6 cm (12 5/16 x 5 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.6091

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.13491, 21.6091

Play: Keisei Ide no Yamabuki
Theater: Nakamura
けいせい井堤☆(けいせいいでのやまぶき)
 中村

Signed

Shunkô ga
春好画

Provenance

June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Sumitomo collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection