Silhouettes of Actors (?) as Traveller (R) Frightened by Ghost (L)

化け物に驚いた旅人の影絵

Japanese
Edo period
about 1782 (Tenmei 2)
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), #505; Gookin cat. #260

Dimensions

Hosoban diptych; 31.3 x 29 cm (12 5/16 x 11 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7104-5

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 21.7104 (left), 21.7105 (right)

Signed

Shunshô ga (on left sheet only)
春章画

Provenance

Spring 1913, 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.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection