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Maker(s):Kitao Shigemasa
Culture:Japanese (1739-1820)
Title:Ichikawa Danjuro IV as Kudo Suketsune.
Date Made:ca. 1762
Materials:Three-color woodblock print
Measurements:sheet: 12 in x 5 5/8 in ; 30.5 cm x 14.3 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1996.34
Credit Line:Gift of William Green
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

hosoban, publisher: Harimaya Shinshichi. Kudo murdered the father of the Soga Brothers whose death they were raised to avenge. The spring lobster was the actor's personal symbol.

men; figures; swords; standing; pose; text; kimonos

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