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 Enomotoya Kichibei (Hôeidô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 31.7 x 21.8 cm (12 1/2 x 8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6034

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

Formerly in the collection of Charles Jacquin; January 22, 1921, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at January 17-22, 1921 sale of Mr. Charles Jacquin's collection at the Walpole Galleries, New York, lot #614; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection