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Creator Name: Katsukawa, Shunsho
Creator Nationality: Asian; Far East Asian; Japanese
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: Japanese; 1726-1792 Asia,East Asia,Japan
Creator Active Place: Asia,East Asia,Japan
Creator Name-CRT: Katsukawa Shunsho
Title: A page from the illustrated book Yakusha Kuni no Hana (Prominent Actors of Japan)
Title Type: preferred
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1771
Creation End Date: 1772
Creation Date: Edo period, Ca. 1771-1772
Creation Place: Asia,East Asia,Japan
Object Type: Prints
Classification Term: Woodblock
Materials and Techniques: Woodblock print.
Dimensions: 17.0 x 27.4 cm
AMICA Contributor: The Art Institute of Chicago
Owner Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
ID Number: 1938.524
Credit Line: The Art Institute of Chicago, The Clarence Buckingham Collection
Subject Description: In the spectacular finale of the first part Danjuro V appears as the Buddhist deity Fudo, descending on a cloud flanked by his child attendants Kongara Doji (played by Bando Mitsugoro I, right) and Seitaka Doji (Nakamura Sukegoro II, left), to thwart theevil plans of Ikazuchi Shinno, Prince of Thunder (Sawamura Kijuro I, far left). Danjuro V as the deity Fudo was also portrayed by Shunsho in a hosoban print('The Actor's Image', 1994)
AMICA ID: AIC_.1938.524
AMICA Library Year: 1999
Media Metadata Rights:
Copyright The Art Institute of Chicago, 1999
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