Actor Asai Tamejûrô I

初代浅尾為十郎

Japanese
Edo period
1788-1790
Artist Katsukawa Shunkô (Japanese, 1743–1812)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.8 x 14.2 cm (12 1/2 x 5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.466

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Asao Tamejûrô I was a Kamigata actor who played in Edo from 1788.11 to 1790.9.

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