Actor Ichimura Uzaemon XV as Naozamurai, from the series Collection of Portraits by Shunsen (Shunsen nigaoe shû)

春仙似顔集 十五代目市村羽左衛門の入谷の直侍

Japanese
Taishô era
1925 (Taishô 14)
Artist Natori Shunsen (Japanese, 1886–1960), Publisher Watanabe Shôzaburô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Brown et al., Fresh Impressions (2013), cat. 137; Folan et al, Stars of the Tokyo Stage (2012), p. 107

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 39.8 x 27.2 cm (15 11/16 x 10 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

38.721

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Shunsen hitsu (in block)
深水筆

Markings

Artist's seal: Shunsen

Provenance

By 1938, Yamanaka and Company, Boston; 1938, sold by Yamanaka and Company to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 14, 1938)

Credit Line

Chinese and Japanese Special Fund