Actor Segawa Kikunojô III as Konami

三代目瀬川菊之丞の小な

Japanese
Edo period
1773 (An'ei 2), 9th month
Artist Kitao Shigemasa (Japanese, 1739–1820)


Catalogue Raisonné

Version by Shunshô: Katsukawa Shunshô (Ôta Mus. cat., 2016), #20 (complete diptych)

Dimensions

Hosoban; 30.5 x 13.5 cm (12 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5866

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

An identical design signed by Shunshô is the left sheet of incomplete diptych, with a right sheet showing Onoe Kikugorô I as Tonase. This print may be a pirate edition of the one by Shunshô.

Play: Kanadehon Chûshingura
Theater: Ichimura
仮名手本忠臣蔵(かなでほんちゅうしんぐら)
 市村

Signed

Kitao Shigemasa ga
北尾重政画

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection