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The Actors Ichikawa Monnosuke II as Karigane Bunshichi, Bando Mitsugoro I as An no Heibei, Ichikawa Danjuro V as Gokuin Sen'emon, Nakamura Sukegoro II as Kaminari Shokuro, and Sakata Hangoro II as Hotei Ichiemon (right to left), in "Gonin Otoko" (Five Chivalrous Commoners), an Interlude in Part Two of the Play Hatsumombi Kuruwa Soga (A Soga Drama on the First Festival Day in the Pleasure District), Performed at the Nakamura Theater from the First Day of the Second Month, 1780

A work made of color woodblock print; hosoban; pentaptych.
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  • A work made of color woodblock print; hosoban; pentaptych.

Date:

c. 1780

Artist:

Katsukawa Shunsho 勝川 春章
Japanese, 1726-1792

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Status

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Department

Arts of Asia

Artist

Katsukawa Shunsho

Title

The Actors Ichikawa Monnosuke II as Karigane Bunshichi, Bando Mitsugoro I as An no Heibei, Ichikawa Danjuro V as Gokuin Sen'emon, Nakamura Sukegoro II as Kaminari Shokuro, and Sakata Hangoro II as Hotei Ichiemon (right to left), in "Gonin Otoko" (Five Chivalrous Commoners), an Interlude in Part Two of the Play Hatsumombi Kuruwa Soga (A Soga Drama on the First Festival Day in the Pleasure District), Performed at the Nakamura Theater from the First Day of the Second Month, 1780

Origin

Japan

Date

1775–1785

Medium

Color woodblock print; hosoban; pentaptych

Dimensions

31.3 × 14.5 cm (12 5/16 × 5 3/4 in.); 31.3 × 14.1 cm (12 5/16 × 5 9/16 in.); 31.3 × 14.5 cm (12 5/16 × 5 3/4 in.); 31.3 × 14.8 cm (12 5/16 × 5 13/16); 31.3 × 14.1 cm (12 5/16 × 5 9/16 in.) (right to left)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Gaylord Donnelley

Reference Number

1970.492

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