Actor Sakata Hangorô III as a Traveling Priest, actually Chinzei Hachirô Tametomo
TNM, Hokusai (2005), #4; Calza, Hokusai (2003), pl. I.11; Izawa, "Katsushika Shunrô...," Ukiyo-e geijutsu 79 (1983), p. 19, #39; Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 223, hosoban #61; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 3 (1963), #3665
Hosoban; 31.4 x 14.2 cm (12 3/8 x 5 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Right sheet of an incomplete diptych.
MFA impressions: 11.19925, 21.10199
Play: Kin no Menuki Genke no Kakutsuba (The Golden Sword Decoration and the Square Sword Guard of the Minamoto Family)
Censor's seal: kiwame
By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850 - d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; 1911, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: August 3, 1911)
 Much of Bigelow's collection of Asian art was formed during his residence in Japan between 1882 and 1889, although he also made acquisitions in Europe and the United States. Bigelow deposited many of these objects at the MFA in 1890 before donating them to the Museum's collection at later dates.
William Sturgis Bigelow Collection