Actors Iwai Hanshirô IV (R) and Ôtani Hiroemon (L)

四代目岩井半四郎  初代大谷友右衛門の下人権助

Japanese
Edo period
1780 (An'ei 9), 7th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Dimensions

Hosoban diptych; 30.9 x 28.6 cm (12 3/16 x 11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

54.426-7

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 54.426 (right), 54.427 (left)

MFA impressions: 21.4153 (left sheet only), 54.426-7 (complete diptych)

Theater: Nakamura

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

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