Actor Nakajima Kanzaemon III as Kô no Moronao

三代目中島勘左衛門の高師直

Japanese
Edo period
1783 (Tenmei 3), 5th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunkô (Japanese, 1743–1812)


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), #526 (attr. Shunshô, dated 5/1786)

Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.4 x 14.6 cm (12 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

06.1295

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Right sheet of incomplete diptych.

MFA impressions: 06.1295 (right sheet only), 54.469-70 (complete diptych)

Play: Kanadehon Chûshingura
Theater: Nakamura

Signed

(seal only)

Markings

Artist's seal: Rin (in jar)

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection