Actor Ôtani Tomoemon I as Akabori Mizuemon

初代大谷友右衛門の赤堀水右衛門

Japanese
Edo period
1779 (An'ei 8), 8th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 30.5 x 15 cm (12 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4036

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions (same blocks, different colors): 11.18862 (black costume), 21.4036 (white costume)

Play: Katakiuchi Adana Kashiku
Theater: Nakamura
敵討仇名かしく(かたきうちあだなかしく)
 中村

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection