Actor Ôtani Hiroji III as Okabe no Rokuyata

「おかべの六弥太 大谷広次」(三代目)

Japanese
Edo period
1764 (Hôreki 14/Meiwa 1), 11th month
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770), Publisher Sakaiya Kurobei


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #015; Mutô, Shoki Ukiyo-e to Kabuki (2005), no. 2244; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #50, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 149

Dimensions

Hosoban; 30.6 x 13.9 cm (12 1/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.4578

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Uwanari Imagawa Jikki
Theater: Ichimura

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu hitsu
鈴木春信筆

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection