Actors Nakamura Nakazô I as Danshichi Kurobei (R) and Ichikawa Danjûrô V as Issun Tokubei (L)

初代中村仲蔵の団七九郎兵衛と五代目市川団十郎の一寸徳兵衛

Japanese
Edo period
1779 (An'ei 8), 7th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunkô (Japanese, 1743–1812)


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), #570

Dimensions

Hosoban diptych; 31.3 x 28.6 cm (12 5/16 x 11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.6136-7

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 21.6136 (left), 21.6137 (right)

Play: Natsu Matsuri Naniwa Kagami
Theater: Morita

Signed

Katsukawa Shunkô ga (on right sheet only)
勝川春好画

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