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Actor Jitsukawa Enzaburô I as Sasahara Hayato, from the series Tales of Loyalty and Heroism (Chûkô buyû den)

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Theater: Chikugo (Ônishi)

Signed

Hirosada 広貞

Provenance

By date unknown, Alfred Greenough Collection, Boston, MA; 1884, by inheritance to his uncle, Charles H. Parker, Milton, MA; 1908, bequest of Charles H. Parker to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 17, 2007)

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1848 (Kôka 5/Kaei 1), 11th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Keyes, PMA cat. (1973), #47 (no photo)

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 23.5 x 16.4 cm (9 1/4 x 6 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

08.541.63

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints