Actor Segawa Kikunojô II in the Lion Dance (Shakkyô)

二代瀬川菊之丞の石橋

Japanese
Edo period
1768 (Meiwa 5), 11th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Dimensions

Hashira-e; 70.5 x 12.5 cm (27 3/4 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4306

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.4306, 21.4311

Play (Kaomise): Ima o Sakari Suehiro Genji
Theater: Nakamura
今於盛末広源氏(いまおさかりすえひろげんじ)
 中村

Signed

Katsukawa Shunshô ga
勝川春章画

Markings

Artist's seal: Rin (in jar shape)

Provenance

April 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Kirby; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection