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 Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825), Publisher Yama-Den (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.2 x 17.8 cm (14 1/4 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

21.6975

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

Toyokuni ga
豊国画

Markings

No censor's seal

Provenance

Formerly in the Sumitomo collection; January 1917, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection