Actor Segawa Kikunojô III as Konami
1773 (An'ei 2), 9th month
Artist Kitao Shigemasa (Japanese, 1739–1820)
Version by Shunshô: Katsukawa Shunshô (Ôta Mus. cat., 2016), #20 (complete diptych)
Hosoban; 30.5 x 13.5 cm (12 x 5 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (benizuri-e); ink and limited color on paper
Not On View
An identical design signed by Shunshô is the left sheet of incomplete diptych, with a right sheet showing Onoe Kikugorô I as Tonase. This print may be a pirate edition of the one by Shunshô.
Play: Kanadehon Chûshingura
Kitao Shigemasa ga
August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection