Actor Sakata Hangorô III as a Traveling Priest, actually Chinzei Hachirô Tametomo

三代目坂田半五郎の旅僧実は鎮西八郎為朝

Japanese
Edo period
1791 (Kansei 3), 11th month
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.7 x 14.2 cm (12 1/2 x 5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10199

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Right sheet of 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)
Theater: Ichimura
金◇◇源家角鐔(きんのめぬきげんけのかくつば)
 市村

Signed

Shunrô ga
春郎画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection