Actor Seki Sanjûrô II as a Playboy (Daijin)

二代目関三十郎の大尽

Japanese
Edo period
1827 (Bunsei 10), 1st month
Artist Gigadô Ashiyuki (Japanese, active about 1814–1835)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kitagawa, "Bosuton bijutsukan shozô Kamigata-e mokuroku" (Kansai daigaku, 2007), p. 96; Ikeda bunko, Kamigata yakusha-e shûsei, vol. 3 (2001), #521

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 26.2 x 19.2 cm (10 5/16 x 7 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.24

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Center sheet of incomplete triptych.

Play: Imayo Mitsu no Shishigashira
Theater: Kado
春陽三獅頭
 角

Signed

Gigadô Ashiyuki ga
戯画堂芦ゆき画

Provenance

1950, gift of Louis Aaron Lebowich (b. 1880), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 12, 1950)

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich