Actor Nakamura Shikaku II as Shizuka Gozen at Horikawa, from the series Collection of Portraits by Shunsen (Shunsen nigaoe shû)

春仙似顔集 二代目中村芝鶴の堀川御所の静御前

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Brown et al., Fresh Impressions (2013), cat. 150; Folan et al, Stars of the Tokyo Stage (2012), p. 75

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 39.4 x 26.8 cm (15 1/2 x 10 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

66.418

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Yoshitsune Senbon-zakura

Signed

Shunsen

Markings

Artist's seal: Natori

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