Actor Ichikawa Danjûrô II as the Medicine Peddler (Uirô-uri), Copied from Katsukawa Shunshô (Nidaime Danjûrô Katsukawa Shunshô ga)

「二代目市川団十郎 勝川春章画」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1818–30 (Bunsei era)
Artist Sakuragawa Jihinari (Japanese), After Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano Shûgo, "An Overview of Surimono," Impressions 20 (1998), p. 28, #15 (article is translation of Chiba catalogue text); Chiba Museum, Edo no surimono (1997), #97; original version, by Shunshô I: Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), #91

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 18 x 16.9 cm (7 1/16 x 6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4067

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

鯉のゑの凧かきかけて滝と見る 柳にのほる童部おかしき  桜川面影
鶯のせりふ廻しに薫り来る 梅の花形は五音お返  桜川慈悲成

Signed

Sakuragawa Omokage, Sakuragawa Jihinari (on poems); Jisha (Drawn by himself, on picture)

Provenance

May 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Ito; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection