Actor Onoe Matsusuke I as Asahina

初代尾上松助の朝比奈

Japanese
Edo period
1773 (An'ei 2), 3rd month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.5 x 14.5 cm (12 3/8 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.438

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Edo no Haru Meisho Soga
Theater: Ichimura
江戸春名所曽我(えどのはるめいしょそが)
 市村

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

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