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Actor Matsumoto Kôshirô 4th as Gorôbei, the Fishmonger from San'ya from the Play "Katakiuchi Noriai-Banashi" (Kiri-za)


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Japanese (active 1794 - 1795)
Actor Matsumoto Kôshirô 4th as Gorôbei, the Fishmonger from San'ya from the Play "Katakiuchi Noriai-Banashi" (Kiri-za), Late Edo period, 1794 (5th month)
Transliterated Title: Matsumoto Kôshirô (Gorôbei)
Print
Japanese
,
18th century
Edo period, Late, 1789-1868
Creation Place: Japan
Ukiyo-e woodblock print in "ôban" format; ink, color and mica on paper, with printed signature reading "Tôshûsai Sharaku ga"
Paper: H. 37.7 cm x W. 25.4 cm (14 13/16 x 10 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of the Friends of Arthur B. Duel
, 1933.4.510
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Marks
signed: (printed) Tôshûsai Sharaku ga
inscription: Printed seals: Kiwame; Publisher's mark. Impressed seals: Wakai oyaji (impressed twice)
Bibliography
Narazaki Muneshige, Ukiyo-e shuka [Collection of the Masterpieces of Ukiyo-e Prints in Museums] Volume 8: Foggu Bijutsukan [Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University], Neruson Bijutsukan [Nelson Atkins Museum]..., Shogaku-kan (Tokyo, Japan, 1980 [Showa 55]), Color Plate 009; pp. 24-25

Kristin A. Mortimer, Harvard University Art Museums: A Guide to the Collections, Harvard University Art Museums/Abbeville Press (Cambridge, MA; New York, NY, 1985), Cat. #60 / p. 59

Keizaburô Yamaguchi, Sharaku no zenbô [The World of Sharaku], (Tokyo, 1994), p. 22/Fig. 14.a

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