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, 1743–1812)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 29.3 x 13.7 cm (11 9/16 x 5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6149

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

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

Formerly in the collection of Arthur Davison Ficke; February 10, 1920, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at Ficke sale; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection