Actors Yamashita Kinsaku II as Yukinoto, representing Umeômaru (R); Nakamura Tomijûrô I as Matsuura Sayo-hime, representing Matsuômaru (C); and Nakamura Noshio I as Tsukimasu, representing Sakuramaru (L)

二代目山下金作の雪の戸(梅王の見得)  初代中村富十郎の松浦佐用姫(松王の見得)  初代中村野塩の月益(桜丸の見得)

Japanese
Edo period
1773 (An'ei 2), 7th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), #258 (right sheet only); Ukiyo-e zenshû 5 (1957), fig. 30 (complete)

Dimensions

Hosoban triptych; 31.2 x 42.8 cm (12 5/16 x 16 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.7120-2

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.7120 (left), 21.7121 (center), 21.7122 (right)

MFA impressions: 11.14875VR (11.14875a-b, 11.14876), 21.7120-2

Play: Miyabashira Iwao no Butai
Theater: Morita
宮柱巌舞台(みやばしらいわおのぶたい)
 森田

Signed

Shunshô ga (on each sheet)
春章画

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#601); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection