Actor Ichikawa Danjûrô V as the renegade monk Wantetsu from Ôkamidani

五代目市川団十郎の狼谷のわん鉄

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), #396 (complete diptych)

Dimensions

Hosoban; 29.8 x 14.1 cm (11 3/4 x 5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4122

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Left sheet of incomplete diptych.

MFA impressions: 11.18873, 21.4122

Play: Date Nishiki Tsui no Yumitori
Theater: Morita
伊達錦対将(だてにしきついのゆみとり)
 森田

Signed

(this sheet unsigned; Shunshô ga on right sheet)
無款

Provenance

November 1912, 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