Actor Segawa Kikunojô III as Sakura-hime

三代目瀬川菊之丞の桜姫

Japanese
Edo period
1775 (An'ei 4), 8th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 30.4 x 13.8 cm (11 15/16 x 5 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4218

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Left sheet of incomplete diptych.

MFA impressions: 11.18696VR (11.18696, 11.18714), 21.4218 (left sheet only)

Play: Hirugaesu Gunbai Momiji
Theater: Ichimura
翻軍配紅葉(ひるがえすぐんばいもみじ)
 市村

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#24); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection