Actor Ichikawa Danjûrô V as the Ghost of Seigen

五代目市川団十郎の清玄亡魂

Japanese
Edo period
1772 (Meiwa 9/An'ei 1), 8th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), #198 and pl. 60 (complete diptych)

Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.7 x 14.8 cm (12 7/8 x 5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4109

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.740, 21.4109

Shosa: Sono Utsushi-e Matsu ni Kaede
Play: Keisei Momiji no Uchikake
Theater: Morita
けいせい紅葉襠(けいせいもみじのうちかけ)
 森田

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane (#569); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection