Actor Bandô Mitsugorô I as Kogorobei, a Townsman of Umebori, Actually Kyô no Jirô

初代坂東三津五郎の梅堀の町人小五郎兵衛実ハ京の次郎

Japanese
Edo period
1778 (An'ei 7), 3rd month
Artist Katsukawa Shunkô (Japanese, 1743–1812)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.4 x 15.1 cm (12 3/4 x 5 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6081

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.18283, 21.6081

Play: Kaidô Ichi Yawaragi Soga, part 2 (added in the 3rd month to a play that had opened in the 1st month)
Theater: Nakamura

Signed

Shunkô ga
春好画

Provenance

November 1912, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection