Actors, from right: Bandô Mitsugorô II, Ôtani Oniji III, and Segawa Kikunojô III (drawing for an unpublished book)

二代坂東三津五郎、三代大谷鬼次、三代瀬川菊之丞 (下絵)

Japanese
Edo period
about 1794–95 (Kansei 6–7)
Artist Tôshûsai Sharaku (Japanese, active 1794–1795)


Catalogue Raisonné

Zaigai hihô 1 (1972), text p. 56, pl. VI

Dimensions

26.2 x 31.4 cm (10 5/16 x 12 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.7256

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Signed

Unsigned

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Pierre Barboutau; Formerly in the collection of Charles Jacquin; January 20, 1921, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at January 17-22, 1921 sale of Mr. Charles Jacquin's collection at the Walpole Galleries, New York, lot #170; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection