Actors Sakata Hangôrô III as Teranishi Kanshin (R), Arashi Murajirô as Hanamurasaki (C), and Matsumoto Kôshirô IV as Banzui Chôbei

三代目坂田半五郎の寺西閑心  嵐村次郎の花紫  四代目松本幸四郎の幡隋長兵衛

Japanese
Edo period
1788 (Tenmei 8), 2nd month
Artist Katsukawa Shunkô (Japanese, 1743–1812)


Dimensions

Hosoban triptych; 31.6 x 41.2 cm (12 7/16 x 16 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.6141-3

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.6141 (left), 21.6142 (center), 21.6143 (right)

MFA impressions: 21.6087 (R only), 21.6141-3 (complete triptych)

Play: Keisei Azuma Kagami
Theater: Nakamura
傾城吾妻鑑
 中村

Signed

Shunkô ga (on each sheet)
春好画

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (lot 19); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection