Actor Sakata Hangorô II as the sumo wrestler Kujaku Saburô Narihira (?)

二代目坂田半五郎の力士業平ヵ

Japanese
Edo period
1776 (An'ei 5), 11th month (?)
Artist Katsukawa Shunkô (Japanese, active about 1789–1818)


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), #554

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.5 x 13.5 cm (12 3/8 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6088

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Sugata no Hana Yuki no Kuronushi (?)
Theater: Ichimura (?)
姿花雪黒主(すがたのはなゆきのくろぬし)
 市村

Signed

Shunkô ga
春好画

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