Actors Bandô Mitsugorô I as Tennen no Mansaku (R), Matsumoto Kôshirô IV as Sano Genzaemon (C), and Iwai Hanshirô IV as the Fox Ôkura Jorô (L)

初代坂東三津五郎の天念の万作  四代目松本幸四郎の佐野源左衛門  四代目岩井半四郎の大蔵女郎狐

Japanese
Edo period
1778 (An'ei 7), 11th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Dimensions

Hosoban triptych; 30.3 x 44 cm (11 15/16 x 17 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7123-5

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.7123 (left), 21.7124 (center), 21.7125 (right)

Play (Kaomise): Motomishi Yukibae Hachinoki
Theater: Nakamura
瞻雪栄鉢木(もとみしゆきばえはちのき)
 中村

Signed

Shunshô ga (on each sheet)
春章画

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection