Actor Onoe Matsusuke I as Kan Shôjô

初代尾上松助の菅丞相

Japanese
Edo period
1779 (An'ei 8), 4th month (?)
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.8 x 15 cm (12 15/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4186

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Sugawara Denju Tenerai Kagami
Theater: Nakamura
菅原伝授手習鑑(すがわらでんじゅてならいかがみ)
 中村

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection