Art/ Collection/ Art Object

三代目市川高麗蔵の志賀大七
Kabuki Actor Ichikawa Komazō III as Shiga Daishichi in the Play A Medley of Tales of Revenge (Katakiuchi noriaibanashi)

Artist:
Tōshūsai Sharaku (Japanese, active 1794–95)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
5th month, 1794
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Polychrome woodblock print; ink, color, white mica on paper
Dimensions:
14 3/8 x 9 7/8 in. (36.5 x 25.1 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
JP2649
Not on view
Signature: Toshusai Sharaku ga

Inscription: This print bears inscriptions which may be in a contemporary hand, though it is not certain, giving the actor's name and the date, ninth month, tiger year, 1794
Howard Mansfield , New York (until 1936; sold to MMA)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. "The Surviving Works of Sharaku," December 1, 1939–January 15, 1940.

Art Institute of Chicago. "The Surviving Works of Sharaku," February 1, 1940–March 15, 1940.

Museum of Modern Art, New York. "The Surviving Works of Sharaku," April 1, 1940–May 1, 1940.

Nagoya City Museum. "Ukiyo-e from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," April 14, 1995–May 28, 1995.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Drama of Eyes and Hands: Sharaku's Portraits of Kabuki Actors," September 20, 2007–March 24, 2008.

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