Actor Ichikawa Danjûrô V, also known as Naritaya and Sanshô, in a Shibaraku scene
about 1785 (Tenmei 5)
Artist Katsukawa Shunkô (Japanese, 1743–1812)
Other prints in the series: Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), #605; Ukiyo-e taikei 3 (1976), #156
Hosoban; 30.5 x 14.9 cm (12 x 5 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
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.
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.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection