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Actors Arashi Sangorô II and Segawa Kikunojô III as Mandarin Ducks

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MFA impressions: 11.14861, 21.4089, 54.235 Theater: Nakamura

Signed

Shunshô ga 春章画

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; 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, 1775 (An'ei 4), 11th month

Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, Printed Treasures (2008), #68; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan 4, V&A Mus. I (1989), p. 229, reference photo; Ukiyo-e shuka 15 (TNM, 1980), fig. 29; Ukiyo-e taisei 5 (1930), #171; Gookin cat. #138

Dimensions

Double hosoban; 33 x 30.5 cm (13 x 12 in.)

Accession Number

21.4089

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints