Portrait of Kabuki Actor Nakamura Kichiemon
1947 (Shôwa 22)
Artist Sekino Jun'ichirô (Japanese, 1914–1988)
Statler, ed. Endo, Yomigaetta geijutsu (2009), pl. 38; Sekino Jun'ichirô hanga sakuhin shû (1997), list #75, photo p. 140; MFAB Bulletin #334 (1965), pp. 206-7; Statler, Modern J. Prints (1956), pl. 38
57.5 x 47.5 cm (22 5/8 x 18 11/16 in. )
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Not On View
With an image in the background of actor Segawa Tomisaburo II as Yadogiri, after a woodblock print by Sharaku, but reversed; see 11.14682, 21.5826.
THis impression has the title written in ink, together with the artist’s signature, at the upper left.
Jun'ichirô (in Japanese, in ink at upper left); Zyun Sekino (in romanization, in pencil at upper left)
Artist's seal: Sekino
1965, gift of Robert T. Paine to the MFA.
Gift of Robert T. Paine
Reproduced with permission.