Actor Ôtani Oniji III as Ukiyo Tohei

三代目大谷鬼次の浮世渡平

Japanese
Edo period
1794 (Kansei 6), 8th month
Artist Katsukawa Shun'ei (Japanese, 1762–1819)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 29.4 x 13.7 cm (11 9/16 x 5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.154

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Nihon Matsu Michinoku Sodachi (or: Nihon Matsu Mutsu Sodachi)
Theater: Kawarazaki
二本松陸奥生長(にほんまつみちのくそだち)
 河原崎

Signed

Shun'ei ga
春英画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

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