Actors Nakamura Sukegorô II as Kaminari Shôkurô (R) and Ichikawa Danjûrô V as Gokuin Sen'emon (L)

二代目中村助五郎の雷庄九郎  五代目市川団十郎の極印千右衛門

Japanese
Edo period
1780 (An'ei 9), 2nd month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), #436 (right sheet only)

Dimensions

Hosoban diptych; 30.3 x 28.5 cm (11 15/16 x 11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

06.590, 11.18777

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych (two sheets of incomplete pentaptych): 06.590 (left), 11.18777 (right)

Main play: Hatsumonbi Kuruwa Soga
Additional play, added in the 2nd month: Gonin Otoko
Theater: Nakamura

Signed

Shunshô ga (on each sheet)

春章画

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection