Actor Ôtani Tomoemon I as Gentôta

初代大谷友右衛門の源藤太

Japanese
Edo period
1778 (An'ei 7), 11th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.6 x 15 cm (12 13/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4151

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.18932-2 (diptych), 21.4151 (left sheet only)

Play: Motomishi Yukibae Hachinoki
Theater: Nakamura
瞻雪栄鉢木(もとみしゆきばえはちのき)
 中村

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection