Actor Ichikawa Danjûrô V as Godai Saburô

五代市川団十郎の五代三郎

Japanese
Edo period
1776 (An'ei 5), 11th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 29.8 x 14.2 cm (11 3/4 x 5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4038

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Center sheet of incomplete triptych.

MFA impressions: 11.18956-8 (complete triptych), 21.4038 (center sheet only)

Play: Sugata no Hana Yuki no Kuronushi
Theater: Ichimura
姿花雪黒主 (すがたのはなゆきのくろぬし)
 市村座

Signed

Katsu Shunshô ga

Provenance

Spring 1913, 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