Actor Onoe Matsusuke I as Gannin Shôwai Oshô
1787 (Tenmei 7), 5th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunkô (Japanese, 1743–1812)
Hosoban; 29.3 x 13.7 cm (11 9/16 x 5 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
One of three roles played by Matsusuke in a dance play.
Play (second feature, jôruri): Midaresaki Hana no Irogoromo
Play (main feature): Keisei Ide no Yamabuki
Formerly in the collection of Arthur Davison Ficke; February 10, 1920, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at Ficke sale; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection