Actor Ichikawa Ebizô V in a Shibaraku Scene
「 例暫 市川海老蔵」（五代目）
Waseda db 012-0128 (no date)
Vertical ôban; 36.3 x 25.8 cm (14 5/16 x 10 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
After 1832.2, when Ichikawa Danjûrô VII took bak his earlier name of Ichikawa Ebizô V.
Poem by Sakuragawa Jihinari (1762-1833)
Censor's seal: kiwame
By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850–d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; 1911, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 19, 2005)
 Much of Bigelow's collection of Asian art was formed during his residence in Japan between 1882 and 1889, although he also made acquisitions in Europe and the United States. Bigelow deposited many of these objects at the MFA in 1890 before donating them to the Museum's collection at later dates.
William Sturgis Bigelow Collection