Actor Onoe Matsusuke I as the Doctor Tsurugisawa Ban'an

初代尾上松助の藪医者剣沢ばん庵

Japanese
Edo period
1790 (Kansei 2), 1st month
Artist Katsukawa Shunkô (Japanese, active about 1789–1818)


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), #590 (dated 1783, with different role and play)

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.4 x 14.4 cm (12 3/8 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.462

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 21.6120 (right), 54.462 (left); no VR

Play: Haru no Nishiki Date-zome Soga
Theater: Nakamura

Signed

Shunkô ga

春好画

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—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24