Actor Nakajima Kanzaemon III as Kô no Moronao

三代目中島勘左衛門の高師直

Japanese
Edo period
1776 (An'ei 5), 5th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano et al., Chûshingura VII (Akôshi, 2014), list #1-39, photo p. 26

Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.6 x 15 cm (12 13/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4206

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.18852, 21.4206

Play: Kanadehon Chûshingura
Theater: Nakamura
仮名手本忠臣蔵(かなでほんちゅうしんぐら)
 中村

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection