Actor Ichikawa Danjûrô V, also known as Naritaya and Sanshô, in a Shibaraku scene

「成田屋」「三升」 五代目市川団十郎の暫

Japanese
Edo period
about 1785 (Tenmei 5)
Artist Katsukawa Shunkô (Japanese, 1743–1812)


Catalogue Raisonné

Other prints in the series: Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), #605; Ukiyo-e taikei 3 (1976), #156

Dimensions

Hosoban; 30.5 x 14.9 cm (12 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6171

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

According to Clark, four other prints in the same format are known, showing Onoe Matsusuke I, Sawamura Sôjûrô III, Segawa Kikunojô III, and Ichikawa Monnosuke II.

Signed

Shunkô ga
春好画

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection