Ichimura Uzayemon XV in the Role of Naoji

Maker(s)
Artist: Natori Shunsen 名取春仙 (1886 - 1960)
Publisher: Watanabe Shōzaburō 渡邊庄三郎 (Japan, 1885-1962)
Historical period(s)
Taisho era, 1925
Medium
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 37.9 x 26 cm (14 15/16 x 10 1/4 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Robert O. Muller Collection
Collection
Robert O. Muller collection
Accession Number
S2003.8.1551
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Print
Type

Woodblock print

Keywords
actor, Japan, kabuki, portrait, Robert O. Muller collection, Taisho era (1912 - 1926), theater, WWII-era provenance, yakusha-e
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Robert O. Muller 1911 - 2003

Marking(s)

Artist seal: Shunsen
Artist approval seal: Natori
Publisher seal: Watanabe

Published References
  • James T. Ulak, Joan B. Mirviss, Chris Uhlenbeck, Marije Jansen, Henk Herwig. Printed to Perfection: Twentieth-century Japanese prints from the Robert O. Muller Collection. Washington and Amsterdam, 2004. cat. 73, p. 89.
  • James T. Ulak. Beautiful Shin-Hanga: Revitalization of Ukiyo-e. Exh. cat. Tokyo, 2009. cat. 4-28, p. 164.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Rights Statement

Copyright with artist