Actor Segawa Kikunojô III as a courtesan in summer attire

三代目瀬川菊之丞の遊女

Japanese
Edo period
early 1780s
Artist Katsukawa Shunjô (Japanese, died in 1787)


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), #716; related print: TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 1 (1960), #1269

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31 x 13.7 cm (12 3/16 x 5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6048

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Shunjô ga
春常画

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection