Actors Matsumoto Kôshirô IV as Chôemon and Segawa Kikunojô III as Ohan

四代目松本幸四郎 三代目瀬川菊之丞

Japanese
Edo period
1781 (An'ei 10/Tenmei 1), 4th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), #468 and pl. 97

Dimensions

Vertical aiban; 32.7 x 22.9 cm (12 7/8 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

34.378

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.4371, 34.378

Play (second feature, 1 of 3 on alternate days): Michiyuki Segawa no Adanami
Play (main feature): Kabuki no Hana Bandai Soga
Theater: Ichimura
道行瀬川の仇浪(みちゆきせがわのあだなみ)
劇所花万代曽我(かぶきのはなばんだいそが)
 市村

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter