Actor Ichikawa Danjûrô V as Yoichibei

五代目市川団十郎の与一兵衛

Japanese
Edo period
1790 (Kansei 2), 7th month
Artist Katsukawa Shun'ei (Japanese, 1762–1819)


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), #644 (right sheet only); TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 1 (1960), #1160 (left sheet only)

Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.8 x 14.4 cm (12 15/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5974

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Left sheet of incomplete diptych.

MFA impressions: 11.18260-1 (complete diptych), 21.5974 (left sheet), 11.18248 (right sheet)

Play: Chûkô Ryôgoku Ori
Theater: Nakamura
忠孝両国織(ちゅうこうりょうごくおり)
 中村

Signed

Shun'ei ga
春英画

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