Jul 29, 2014

The Actor Onoe Matsusuke

The Actor Onoe Matsusuke


Katsukawa Shunshō 勝川 春章

(Japanese, 1726-1792)

Color woodblock print

Image: 31.5 x 15.4 cm (12 3/8 x 6 1/16 in.)

The Kelvin Smith Collection, given by Mrs. Kelvin Smith 1985.353



Shunsho was a well-known painter and printmaker in Edo (present-day Tokyo) who dominated the actor print field. He was very important as a teacher to some of the most talented artists of the next generation, including Shunko, Shunzan, and Shunei.

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