Actor Ichikawa Ebizô as Shibuya Konnomaru Masatoshi in a Shibaraku scene
1791 (Kansei 3), 11th month
Artist Katsukawa Shun'ei (Japanese, 1762–1819)
Hosoban; 30.2 x 14.3 cm (11 7/8 x 5 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Play: Kin no Menuki Genke no Kakutsuba (The Golden Sword Decoration and the Square Sword Guard of the Minamoto Family)
On this occasion, the former Ichikawa Danjûrô V changed his name to Ichikawa Ebizô, while his son Ichikawa Ebizô IV (with a different spelling) became Ichikawa Danjûrô VI.
Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection