Actor Onoe Matsusuke I as the Doctor Tsurugisawa Ban'an

初代尾上松助の藪医者剣沢ばん庵

Japanese
Edo period
1790 (Kansei 2), 1st month
Artist Katsukawa Shunkô (Japanese, 1743–1812)


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), #590 (dated 1783, with different role and play)

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.4 x 14.4 cm (12 3/8 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.462

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 21.6120 (right), 54.462 (left); no VR

Play: Haru no Nishiki Date-zome Soga
Theater: Nakamura
春錦伊達染曽我(はるのにしきだてそめそが)
 中村

Signed

Shunkô ga
春好画

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