Ishikawa Toyonobu (Japanese, 1711-1780)
Ishikawa Danjuro III (Sandaime Ishikawa Danjuro)
Place Made: Japan; Place Made: Tokyo
Sheet: 33.7 x 46.7 cm (13 1/4 x 18 3/8 inches)
Signature / Inscription / Marks
[text and poems] Inishie o/ima ni/utsusu ya/kazari ebi Exchanging old times for now-lobster decoration [Danjuro in a reprised role]Inishie means "old," ima..ya, "reprisal, revival," kazari ebi refers to the actor, ebi, or lobster, being a soubriquet for Danjuro
Signature: Ishikawa Shuha Toyonobu ga
Credit / Object Number
Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke
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