Actor Matsumoto Kôshirô IV as An no Heibei
1789 (Tenmei 9/Kansei 1), 1st month
Artist Katsukawa Shunkô (Japanese, 1743–1812)
Hosoban; 32 x 14.4 cm (12 5/8 x 5 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
One sheet of an incomplete polyptych, probably a pentaptych.
MFA impressions: 21.6058, 21.7317-9 (three sheets)
Play (second feature): Gonin Otoko
Play (main feature): Edo no Fuji Wakayagi Soga
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.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection