Actor Ichikawa Danjûrô IV as Ki no Natora

四代目市川団十郎の記ノ名虎

Japanese
Edo period
1765 (Meiwa 2), 11th month
Artist Ippitsusai Bunchô (Japanese, active about 1765–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), p. 107, fig. 28.1

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.4 x 14.8 cm (12 3/8 x 5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4736

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play (kaomise): Kagura Uta Amagoi Komachi
Theater: Nakamura
神楽歌雨乞小町(かぐらうたあまごいこまち)
 中村

Signed

Ippitsusai Bunchô ga
一筆齊文調画

Markings

Artist's seal: Mori uji

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Baron Sumitomo; June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection