Actor Jitsukawa Enjaku II as Danshichi Kurobei, from the series Collection of Portraits by Shunsen (Shunsen nigaoe shû)

春仙似顔集 二代目実川延若の団七九郎兵衛

Japanese
Shôwa era
1926 (Taishô 15/Shôwa 1)
Artist Natori Shunsen (Japanese, 1886–1960)


Catalogue Raisonné

Brown et al., Fresh Impressions (2013), cat. 148; Folan et al, Stars of the Tokyo Stage (2012), p. 93

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 39.9 x 27.2 cm (15 11/16 x 10 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

66.419

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Natsu Matsuri Naniwa Kagami

Signed

Shunsen ga

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