Actor Ôtani Hiroji III

三代目大谷広次

Japanese
Edo period
1779 (An'ei 8) ?
Artist Katsukawa Shunkô (Japanese, 1743–1812)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 29.6 x 14.3 cm (11 5/8 x 5 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.147

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Meibutsu Samegai Mochi

Cf. 11.18453, same role, (by Shunjo and marked on back ca 1779)

Signed

Shunkô ga
春好画

Provenance

1954, by exchange from Worcester Art Museum to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 8, 1954)

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