Actor Ichikawa Yaozô II as An no Heibei, one of the Five Chivalrous Commoners

二代市川八百蔵の安平兵衛(雁金五人男の内)

Japanese
Edo period
1768 (Meiwa 5), 7th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Nagata et al, The New York and New Jersey Ukiyo-e Collection (exh. cat., 1997), #122; Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), pp. 104-5

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.2 x 14.2 cm (12 5/16 x 5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4091

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Tetraptych (four sheets of incomplete pentaptych): 21.4090, 21.4091, 21.4092, 21.4093 (matted separately)

Play: Ayatsuri Kabuki Ôgi
Theater: Nakamura

Signed

(seal only)

Markings

Artist's seal: Rin (in jar shape)

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