Actor Segawa Kikunojô III Performing the Lion Dance (Shakkyô)

三代目瀬川菊之丞の石橋

Japanese
Edo period
1789 (Tenmei 9/Kansei 1), 3rd month
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0878; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #117, and pl. 182

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 34.2 x 24.6 cm (13 7/16 x 9 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.382

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (key block); ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.13916 (color), 54.382 (key block)

Play: Shakkyô no Shosa
Theater: Ichimura

Signed

Kiyonaga ga

清長画

Provenance

1954, by exchange from Worcester Art Museum to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 8, 1954)

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24