Actor Ichikawa Danjûrô V as Arakawa Tarô (?) in a Shibaraku scene

五代目市川団十郎の荒川太郎(暫)

Japanese
Edo period
1778 (An'ei 7), 11th month (?)
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Gookin cat. #178

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 31.6 x 22.2 cm (12 7/16 x 8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4373

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Date Nishiki Tsui no Yumitori (?)
Theater: Morita (?)

Danjûrô also performed a Shibaraku scene in the 11th month of the previous year, 1777, as Shigemitsu in Masakado Kanmuri no Hatsuyuki at the Nakamura theater.
伊達錦対将(だてにしきついのゆみとり)
 森田

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Provenance

December 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection