Natori Shunsen

Japan 1886 – 1960

Nakamura Tokizo III and Ichikawa Omezo IV as Tsuru and Kame in 'The crane and the tortoise' [Nakamura Tokizo III Ichikawa Omezo IV Tsurukame] 1928 Description: the actors Nakamura Tokizo III and Ichikawa Omezo IV in the roles of Tsuru and Kame in the kabuki dance-drama 'The crane and the tortoise' [Tsurukame]

Collection Title: Collection of creative portraits by Shunsen [Sosaku-hanga Shunsen nigao shu]
Title Notes: Actor portrait
Page: 36
Place made: Tokyo, Kanto, Tokyo metropolis, Japan
Materials & Technique: prints, ink and colour on paper woodblock print, printed in colour from multiple blocks Support: paper

Dimensions: sheet 40.2 h x 27.4 w cm image 38.0 h x 25.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Orde Poynton Esq, AO CMG 2001
Accession No: NGA 2001.206