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Actors Nakamura Nakazô I as Danshichi Kurobei (R) and Ichikawa Danjûrô V as Issun Tokubei (L)

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Diptych: 21.6136 (left), 21.6137 (right) Play: Natsu Matsuri Naniwa Kagami Theater: Morita

Signed

Katsukawa Shunkô ga (on right sheet only) 勝川春好画

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1779 (An'ei 8), 7th month

Object Place

Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al, The Actor's Image (1994), #570

Dimensions

Hosoban diptych

Accession Number

21.6136-7

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints