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Actor Ichikawa Monnosuke II, as an itinerant priest
  • Katsukawa Shunshō
    1726–1792
    active: Japan
  • Actor Ichikawa Monnosuke II, as an itinerant priest, 1772, 1st month, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 302 x 145 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 11 7/8 x 5 11/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 302 x 145 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 11 7/8 x 5 11/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7528
Description

Actor Ichikawa Monnosuke II (1743-1794) in komusō role of Soga no Gorō in a Soga brothers play. He stands against a wall, holding hat in one hand and standing in a mie posture. Probably from Haru wa Soga Akebono sōshi, performed at Nakamura theatre from January 15, 1772.