Actor Sawamura Sôjûrô III as Ôgishi Kurando

三代目沢村宗十郎の大岸蔵人

Japanese
Edo period
1794 (Kansei 6), 5th month
Artist Tôshûsai Sharaku (Japanese, active 1794–1795), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Dai Sharaku ten (1995), #001; Ukiyo-e shûka 11 (1979), list #001

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36 x 25.5 cm (14 3/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5825

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Hana Ayame Bunroku Soga
Theater: Miyako
花菖蒲文禄曽我(はなあやめぶんろくそが)
 都

Signed

Tôshûsai Sharaku ga
東洲斎写楽画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

September 1912, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection