Actors Ichikawa Yaozô II as Kajiwara (R) and Ichikawa Komazô II as Yoshitsune (L)
1771 (Meiwa 8)
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)
Waterhouse, Images of Eighteenth-Century Japan (1975), #137 (right sheet only); TNM 1, 894-5
Hosoban diptych; 30.9 x 27.5 cm (12 3/16 x 10 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Diptych (two outer sheets of triptych): 21.7112 (left), 21.7113 (right)
Before 1772.11, when Komazô II became Matsumoto Kôshirô IV and turned over his previous name to Komazô III (who has a longer face and a bigger nose).
Shunshô ga (on each sheet)
July 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.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection