Actor Sakata Hangorô III as Uoya Kurobei or Anbaiyoshi Ichibei

三代目坂田半五郎の魚屋九郎兵衛ヵ塩梅よし市兵衛ヵ

Japanese
Edo period
1792 (Kansei 4), 2nd month
Artist Katsukawa Shun'ei (Japanese, 1762–1819)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 30.4 x 13.7 cm (11 15/16 x 5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.5987

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Possible diptych: 21.5987 (left), 54.494 (right)

Play: Wakamurasaki Edokko Soga (Part 2, added in 2nd month to play that opened in 1st month)
Theater: Ichimura
若紫江戸子曽我(わかむらさきえどっこそが)
 市村

Signed

Shun'ei ga
春英画

Markings

Collector's seal: Wakai oyaji

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#229); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection