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Actor Ichikawa Danjûrô V as Yoichibei

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Left sheet of incomplete diptych. MFA impressions: 11.18260-1 (complete diptych), 21.5974 (left sheet), 11.18248 (right sheet) Play: Chûkô Ryôgoku Ori Theater: Nakamura

Signed

Shun'ei ga 春英画

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, 1790 (Kansei 2), 7th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al, The Actor's Image (1994), #644 (right sheet only); TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 1 (1960), #1160 (left sheet only)

Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.8 x 14.4 cm (12 15/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5974

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints