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Actor Matsumoto Kôshirô IV as Banzui Chôbei

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Left sheet of incomplete diptych; 11.25195 is the right sheet.

Signed

Shunrô ga 春郎画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; 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, 1791 (Kansei 3)

Catalogue Raisonné

Calza, Hokusai (2003), pl. I.10 (complete diptych); Izawa, "Katsushika Shunrô...," Ukiyo-e geijutsu 79 (1983), p. 20, #40; Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 223, hosoban #64

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.8 x 14.4 cm (12 1/2 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10200

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints