Actors Ichikawa Monnosuke II, Iwai Hanshirô IV, and Iwai Karumo (?) on a Staircase Landing, from an untitled series of actors backstage

階段に二代目市川門之助、四代目岩井半四郎、岩井かるもヵ

Japanese
Edo period
about 1782–83 (Tenmei 2–3)
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), #463 and cat. no. 95

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.7 x 26.2 cm (15 1/4 x 10 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4293

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#472); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection