Actor Ichikawa Ebizô as Shibuya Konnomaru Masatoshi in a Shibaraku scene
Vertical ôban; 36.2 x 17.8 cm (14 1/4 x 7 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Play: Kin no Menuki Genke no Kakutsuba (The Golden Sword Decoration and the Square Sword Guard of the Minamoto Family)
On this occasion, the former Ichikawa Danjûrô V changed his name to Ichikawa Ebizô, while his son Ichikawa Ebizô IV (with a different spelling) became Ichikawa Danjûrô VI.
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Formerly in the Sumitomo collection; January 1917, 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.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection