Actor Onoe Matsusuke I as the Ghost of Ki no Natora

初代尾上松助の記ノ名虎亡魂

Japanese
Edo period
1791 (Kansei 3), 8th month
Artist Katsukawa Shun'ei (Japanese, 1762–1819), Publisher Harimaya Shinshichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), #661

Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.2 x 14.8 cm (12 11/16 x 5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5993

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Kiku no En Mukashi no Miyako
Theater: Nakamura
菊ノ宴むかしの都
 中村

Signed

Shun'ei ga
春英画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection