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Actor Ichikawa Ebizô as the Pilgrim Ryôzan, actually Abe Sadato

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MFA impressions: 11.25137, 21.7257 Play: Otokoyama O-Edo no Ishizue Theater: Kiri

Signed

Sharaku ga 写楽画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

Formerly in the Sumitomo collection; Acquired by exchange with Buckingham by William S. and John T. Spaulding; 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, 1794 (Kansei 6), 11th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Dai Sharaku ten (1995), #084; Ukiyo-e shûka 11 (1979), list #089

Dimensions

Hosoban; 30.5 x 14 cm (12 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.7257

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints