Actor Sawamura Sôjûrô III in His Dressing Room with Segawa Kikunojô III, from an untitled series of actors backstage

楽屋の三代沢村宗十郎と三代瀬川菊之丞

Japanese
Edo period
about 1782–83 (Tenmei 2–3)
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Katsukawa Shunshô (Ôta Mus. cat., 2016), #40; Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), #462 and cat. no. 94

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.8 x 25.5 cm (14 1/2 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4071

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Provenance

July 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Oshima; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection