Actors Ichikawa Danjûrô V as Arajishi Otokonosuke (R) and Iwai Hanshirô IV as Takao's Younger Sister Kasane (L)

五代目市川団十郎の荒獅子男之助  四代目岩井半四郎の高尾妹かさね

Japanese
Edo period
1778 (An'ei 7), 7th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunkô (Japanese, 1743–1812)


Dimensions

Hosoban diptych; 31.2 x 28.5 cm (12 5/16 x 11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.6115, 21.6168

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 21.6115 (left), 21.6168 (right)

MFA impressions: 21.6115VR (21.6115, 21.6168; complete diptych), 54.465 (right sheet only)

Play: Date Kurabe Okuni Kabuki
Theater: Nakamura
伊達競阿国戯場(だてくらべおくにかぶき)
 中村

Signed

Shunkô ga (on each sheet)
春好画

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