Actor Onoe Matsusuke I as Usui Sadamitsu

初代尾上松助の臼井貞光

Japanese
Edo period
1781 (An'ei 10/Tenmei 1), 11th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 29.4 x 13.8 cm (11 9/16 x 5 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.137

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Three sheets from a set of five: 11.18842, 21.4116, RES.54.137

Play: Shitennô Tonoi no Kisewata
Theater: Nakamura
四天王宿直着綿(してんのうとのいのきせわた)
 中村

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Provenance

Purchased, Worcester Art Museum, by exchange

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