Actor Ichikawa Yaozô II as Soga no Gorô

二代目市川八百蔵の曽我五郎

Japanese
Edo period
1770 (Meiwa 7), 1st month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Print by Bunchô of the same role: Ukiyo-e zenshû 5 (1957), fig. 10

Dimensions

Hosoban; 29.7 x 14 cm (11 11/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

54.474

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Kagami-ga-ike Omokage Soga
Theater: Nakamura
鏡池俤曽我(かがみがいけおもかげそが)
 中村

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Markings

Artist's seal: Rin (in jar shape)

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