Actor Nakamura Kiyosaburô I as Yaoya Oshichi, Holding a Puppet of Kichisaburô

初代中村清三郎の八百屋お七

Japanese
Edo period
1750 (Kan'en 3), 1st month
Artist Okumura Masanobu (Japanese, 1686–1764)


Catalogue Raisonné

Mutô, Shoki Ukiyo-e to Kabuki (2005), no. 1761; Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 11 (1982), #155

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.4 x 14.3 cm (12 3/8 x 5 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.5782

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play (main feature): Kayou Kami Chidori Soga
Theater: Ichimura
通神鵆曽我(かようかみちどりそが)
 市村

Signed

Okumura Bunkaku Masanobu
奥村文角政信

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