Actor Matsumoto Kôshirô Iv As Gorôbei, The Fishmonger From San'ya From The Play
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1933.4.510
People
Tôshûsai Sharaku, Japanese (active 1794 - 1795)
Title
Actor Matsumoto Kôshirô IV as Gorôbei, the Fishmonger from San'ya from the Play "Katakiuchi Noriai-Banashi" (Kiri-za)
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
Late Edo period, 1794 (5th month)
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Edo period, 1615-1868
Culture
Japanese
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink, color, and mica on paper
Dimensions
Vertical ôban: H. 37.7 cm x W. 25.4 cm (14 13/16 x 10 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: Tôshûsai Sharaku ga
  • inscription: Printed seals: Kiwame; Publisher's mark. Impressed seals: Wakai oyaji (impressed twice)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of the Friends of Arthur B. Duel
Accession Year
1933
Object Number
1933.4.510
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
Exhibition History

Masterworks of Ukiyo-e, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 07/20/1996 - 01/12/1997

Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

Google Art Project

Verification Level

2 - Adequate. Object is adequately described but information may not be vetted