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Ichikawa Danjuro V in a Shibaraku Performance from the Play Mutsu no Hana no kata age

Katsukawa Shunkō (Japanese, 1743–1812) Edo period (1615–1868)

Seeing a Performance

A monkey performance is being held at the home of a samurai (seated at the lower left) to ensure good luck during the coming year. The artist's suspension of two figures in half-silhouette is a unique usage of ... more

Ichikawa Danjūrō V in a Shibaraku Performance

The Ichikawa family was renowned for playing heroic "Shibaraku!" roles. Shown here in such a performance, Danjūrō wears a persimmon red robe with a huge family crest of three nested squares (mimasu) on each of ... more

Ichikawa Danjuro V in a Shibaraku Performance

The Ichikawa family was renowned for playing heroic "Shibaraku!" roles. Shown here in such a performance, Danjūrō wears a persimmon red robe with a huge family crest of three nested squares (mimasu) on each of ... more