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Actor Ichikawa Ebizô III as the Thunder God (Raijin), an incarnation of Sugawara Michizane

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MFA impressions: 20.21, 21.4358 Play: Sugawara Denju Tenarai Kagami Theater: Ichimura

Signed

Shunshô ga 春章画

Provenance

1920, gift of the Estate of Henry Adams to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Henry Adams

Japanese, Edo period, 1776 (An'ei 5), 8th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al, The Actor's Image (1994), #339; Michener, The Floating World (1954), pl.43

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.3 x 14.2 cm (12 5/16 x 5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.21

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints