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Actor Ôtani Hiroji III as Mongaku Shônin

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Left sheet of incomplete triptych. MFA impressions: 11.18965-7 (complete triptych), RES.54.178 (left sheet only, corresponding to 11.18966) Play: Kane Kakete Hana no Furisode Theater: Nakamura

Signed

Shunshô ga 春章画

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—MFA Chinese Expedition, 1923-24

Japanese, Edo period, 1777 (An'ei 6), 2nd month

Catalogue Raisonné

A diptych of the same play: Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 4, Victoria and Albert Museum I (1989), pl. 76

Dimensions

Hosoban

Accession Number

RES.54.178

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints