Actor Ichikawa Danjûrô V as Arakawa Tarô (?) in a Shibaraku scene
1778 (An'ei 7), 11th month (?)
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)
Gookin cat. #178
Vertical ôban; 31.6 x 22.2 cm (12 7/16 x 8 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Play: Date Nishiki Tsui no Yumitori (?)
Theater: Morita (?)
Danjûrô also performed a Shibaraku scene in the 11th month of the previous year, 1777, as Shigemitsu in Masakado Kanmuri no Hatsuyuki at the Nakamura theater.
December 1916, 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.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection