Natori Shunsen

Japan 1886 – 1960


Ichikawa Kigan V as Otomi in 'Sympathetic chatter and the scandalous haircomb' [Ichikawa Kigan V Genjidana no Otomi] 1927 Description: the actor Ichikawa Kigan V in the role of Otomi in the kabuki drama 'Sympathetic chatter and the scandalous haircomb' [Yowa nasake ukina no yokogushi]

Collection Title: Collection of creative portraits by Shunsen [Sosaku-hanga Shunsen nigao shu]
Title Notes: Actor portrait, onnagata
Page: 22
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 25.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Jennifer Gordon 1998
Accession No: NGA 98.154