Katsukawa Shunsho

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Actor with Scroll - Katsukawa  Shunsho

Actor with Scroll, 1770

Woodblock Print  
11 x 5.5 in

Description: Portrait of an actor, possibly Kabuki actor, Arashi Sangoro 11. Shunsho revitalized actor portraiture. His 'nigao' were stylized but accurate facial likenesses.

Issued: c. 1770

Edition: early edition

Condition: very good, colors are slightly faded, margins lightly trimmed

Signed: in black brush

Sealed: in red

Series: Hosoban Actors