Actor Ichikawa Ebizo as MoritsunaArtist(s)Masamitsu OtaObject Creation Date1949Medium & Supportwoodblock print on paperDimensions
16 1/4 in. x 10 7/8 in. ( 41.28 cm x 27.62 cm )Credit LineGift of Stuart KatzSubject matter
Ichikawa Ebizō IX, also known as Ichikawa Danjurō XI, is from a long lineage of kabuki actors. He was born in 1909 and held the name Ichikawa Ebizō from 1940-1962. He died in 1965.Physical Description
In this print, a man pulls his chin downward and looks forward against a plain background. He wears a lightly patterned white robe underneath black and gold. The hilt of a sword is visible at his waist. His hair is pulled up into a tight topknot.
Inscriptions: Artist’s signature: Masamitsu; unidentified publisher’s seal; Title: Shōwa butai sugata sono ni, Moritsuna, Kyūdaime, Ichikawa EbizōPrimary Object Classification Print Primary Object Typecolor printAdditional Object Classification(s)PrintCollection AreaAsianRights
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