Natori Shunsen

Japan 1886 – 1960


Kataoka Ichizo IV as Benkei in 'The cherry trees of the Imperial Palace' [Kataoka Ichizo IV Joshi no Benkei] 1927 Description: the actor Kataoka Ichizo IV in the role of Benkei in the kabuki drama 'The cherry trees of the Imperial Palace' [Gosho zakura Horikawa youchi]

Collection Title: Collection of creative portraits by Shunsen [Sosaku-hanga Shunsen nigao shu]
Title Notes: Actor portrait
Page: 19
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 27.8 w cm image 38.2 h x 25.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Jennifer Gordon 1998
Accession No: NGA 98.152