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Actor Sakata Hangorô III as a Traveling Priest, actually Chinzei Hachirô Tametomo

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Right sheet of incomplete diptych. Play: Kin no Menuki Genke no Kakutsuba (The Golden Sword Decoration and the Square Sword Guard of the Minamoto Family) Theater: Ichimura MFA impressions: 11.19925, 21.10199

Signed

Shunrô ga 春郎画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; 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

TNM, Hokusai (2005), #4; Calza, Hokusai (2003), pl. I.11; Izawa, "Katsushika Shunrô...," Ukiyo-e geijutsu 79 (1983), p. 19, #39; Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 223, hosoban #61; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 3 (1963), #3665

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.7 x 14.2 cm (12 1/2 x 5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10199

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints