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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

November 1919, acquired 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, 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; 32.5 x 15 cm (12 13/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4358

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints