Actors Nakamura Nakazô I as Danshichi Kurobei (R), Ichikawa Danzô IV as Tsuribune Sabu (C), and Ichikawa Danjûrô V as Issun Tokubei (L)

初代中村仲蔵の団七九郎兵衛  四代目市川団蔵の釣船三ぶ  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

Waseda db 013-0029 (L), 013-0030 (R)

Dimensions

Hosoban triptych; 31.4 x 42.7 cm (12 3/8 x 16 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7288-90

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.7288 (left), 21.7289 (center), 21.7290 (right)

MFA impressions: 21.7288-90 (complete triptych), RES.54.141 (right sheet only)

Play: Natsu Matsuri Naniwa Kagami
Theater: Morita

Signed

Katsukawa Shunkô ga (on each sheet)
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