Actor Ichikawa Ebizô as Shibuya Konnomaru Masatoshi in a Shibaraku scene

市川鰕蔵(先の五代目市川団十郎)の渋谷金王丸昌俊

Japanese
Edo period
1791 (Kansei 3), 11th month
Artist Katsukawa Shun'ei (Japanese, 1762–1819)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 30.2 x 14.3 cm (11 7/8 x 5 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.5971

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Kin no Menuki Genke no Kakutsuba (The Golden Sword Decoration and the Square Sword Guard of the Minamoto Family)
Theater: Ichimura

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.
金◇◇源家角鐔(きんのめぬきげんけのかくつば)
 市村

Signed

Shun'ei ga
春英画

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection