Natori Shunsen

Japan 1886 – 1960


Ichikawa Ennosuke II as Ikeda Kakutayu in 'The diary of Toyama, the cherry-blossom tattooed magistrate' [Ichikawa Ennosuke II Toyama Seidan no Kakutayu] 1927 Description: the actor Ichikawa Ennosuke II in the role of Ikeda Kakutayu in the kabuki drama 'The diary of Toyama, the magistrate with cherry-blossom tattoos' [Toyama zakura Tenpo nikki]

Collection Title: Collection of creative portraits by Shunsen [Sosaku-hanga Shunsen nigao shu]
Title Notes: Actor portrait
Page: 21
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 39.2 h x 27.6 w cm image 37.6 h x 25.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Jennifer Gordon 1998
Accession No: NGA 98.153