Actor Ichikawa Danjûrô V as the Spirit 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; 28.5 x 14.4 cm (11 1/4 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.740

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

Signed

Shunshô ga

春章画

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection