Actors Ichikawa Danjûrô V as Rokubei (R) and Ichikawa Yaozô III as Shiragiku (L)

五代目市川団十郎の六兵衛  三代目市川八百蔵の白菊

Japanese
Edo period
1785 (Tenmei 5), 1st month
Artist Katsukawa Shunkô (Japanese, 1743–1812)


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), #598 (left sheet only)

Dimensions

Hosoban diptych; 31.4 x 28.6 cm (12 3/8 x 11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.7278-9

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 21.7278 (left), 21.7279 (right)

Play (shosa): Shinobu Koi Yanagi Katsurao
Play (main feature): Hatsuhana Mimasu Soga
Theater: Nakamura
荵恋柳ノ桂男(しのぶこいやなぎかつらお)
初花みます曽我(はつはなみますそが)
 中村

Signed

Shunkô ga (on each sheet)
春好画

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection