Actor Ichikawa Ennosuke II as Kakudayû, from the series Collection of Portraits by Shunsen (Shunsen nigaoe shû)

春仙似顔集 二代目市川猿之助の角太夫

Japanese
Shôwa era
1927 (Shôwa 2)
Artist Natori Shunsen (Japanese, 1886–1960), Publisher Watanabe Shôzaburô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Brown et al., Fresh Impressions (2013), cat. 155; Folan et al, Stars of the Tokyo Stage (2012), p. 97; Smith, Modern Japanese Prints (1994), pl. 42; Smith, The J. Print since 1900 (1983), #49, photo p. 73

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 39.1 x 27.4 cm (15 3/8 x 10 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

66.417

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Tôyama-zakura Tenpô Nikki

Signed

Shunsen

Markings

Blockcutter's mark

Provenance

By 1966, Mr. and Mrs. Albert J. Kirkpatrick, New York; 1966, sold by Mr. and Mrs. Kirkpatrick to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 21, 1966)

Credit Line

Justine F. Kershaw Fund