Actors Sakata Hangorô II as Nanakusa Shirô (?) (R) and Ichikawa Yaozô II as Soga no Dôzaburô (L)

二代目坂田半五郎の七種四郎ヵ  二代目市川八百蔵の曽我の団三郎

Japanese
Edo period
1776 (An'ei 5), 1st month
Artist Katsukawa Shunkô (Japanese, 1743–1812)


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), #551 (left sheet only)

Dimensions

Hosoban diptych; 31.6 x 29.3 cm (12 7/16 x 11 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7282-3

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 21.7282 (left), 21.7283 (right)

Play: Kamuri Kotoba Soga no Yukari
Theater: Ichimura
冠言葉曽我由縁(かむりことばそがのゆかり)
 市村

Signed

Shunkô ga (on each sheet)
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