Actor Ichimura Uzaemon IX as Benkei

九代目市村宇左衛門の弁慶

Japanese
Edo period
1780 (An'ei 9), 11th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunkô (Japanese, 1743–1812)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 29 x 13.4 cm (11 7/16 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.6085

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 11.18327 (right), 11.18801 (left); 21.6085 (center); no VR

Dance number (shosagoto): Jûnidan Kimi ga Irone
Play: Mure Takamatsu Yuki no Shirahata
Theater: Ichimura
十二段君か色音(じゅうにだんきみがいろね )
群高松雪旛(むれたかまつゆきのしらはた)
 市村

Signed

Shunkô ga (at right, partly cut off)
春好画

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection