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Actors Nakamura Sukegorô II as Kaminari Shôkurô (R) and Ichikawa Danjûrô V as Gokuin Sen'emon (L)

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Diptych (two sheets of incomplete pentaptych): 06.590 (left), 11.18777 (right) Main play: Hatsumonbi Kuruwa Soga Additional play, added in the 2nd month: Gonin Otoko Theater: Nakamura

Signed

Shunshô ga (on each sheet) 春章画

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1780 (An'ei 9), 2nd month

Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), cat. no. 436 (right sheet only)

Dimensions

Hosoban diptych; 30.3 x 28.5 cm (11 15/16 x 11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

06.590, 11.18777

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints