Actor Kataoka Nizaemon VII as Ono Kudayû

七代目片岡仁左衛門の斧九太夫

Japanese
Edo period
1795 (Kansei 7), 4th month
Artist Katsukawa Shun'ei (Japanese, 1762–1819), Publisher Iwatoya Kisaburô (Eirindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Katsukawa Shunshô (Ôta Mus. cat., 2016), #161; Marks, Japanese Woodblock Prints (2010), p. 203

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.2 x 24.2 cm (14 1/4 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.6013

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Kanadehon Chûshingura
Theater: Miyako
仮名手本忠臣蔵(かなでほんちゅうしんくら)
 都

Signed

Shun'ei ga
春英画

Provenance

June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Sumitomo collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection