Actor Ichikawa Monnosuke II as Yasusada

二代目市川門之助の安貞

Japanese
Edo period
1784 (Tenmei 4), 11th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.3 x 15.4 cm (12 11/16 x 6 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4141

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Jûni-hitoe Komachi-zakura
Theater: Kiri
重重人重小町櫻(じゅうにひとえ こまち ざくら)
 桐

For a detailed synopsis of the play, see Clark et al., The Actor’s Image (1994), pp. 36-48.

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection