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Actor Sawamura Sôjûrô III as Sonobe Saemon (L)

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Diptych: 21.7116 (left), 21.7117 (right) Play: Shin Usuyuki Monogatari Theater: Ichimura

Signed

Shunshô ga (on each sheet) 春章画

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1779 (An'ei 8), 8th month

Object Place

Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al, The Actor's Image (1994), #411 (one sheet only)

Dimensions

Hosoban diptych

Accession Number

21.7116-7

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints