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Actor Matsumoto Kôshirô IV, from the series Fans of the East (Azuma ôgi)

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MFA impressions: 11.14866 (heavily trimmed), 21.4297 (slightly trimmed)

Signed

Shunshô ga 春章画

Provenance

November 1912, 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, about 1775 (An'ei 4)

Catalogue Raisonné

The series: Clark et al, The Actor's Image (1994), p. 208, n. 2 (this design not mentioned)

Dimensions

Double aiban; 46.5 x 33 cm (18 5/16 x 13 in.)

Accession Number

21.4297

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints