Actor Onoe Matsusuke I in the Lion Dance (Shakkyô)

初代尾上松助の石橋

Japanese
Edo period
1773 (An'ei 2), 11th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 30.2 x 14.8 cm (11 7/8 x 5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4185

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.19077, 21.4185

Play: Onna Aruji Hatsuyuki no Sekai
Theater: Morita
(女+面)初雪世界(おんああるじはつゆきのせかい)
 森田

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection