Actor Nakamura Nakazô I as Chinzei Hachirô Tametomo

「ちんせい八郎為とも 中むら仲蔵」(初代)

Japanese
Edo period
1775 (An'ei 4), 11th month
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815), Publisher Sakaiya Kurobei


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0044; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #325

Dimensions

Hosoban; 29.2 x 13.7 cm (11 1/2 x 5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.40.66

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Hana-zumô Genji-biiki
Theater: Nakamura
花相撲源氏張膽(はなずもうげんじびいき)
 中村

Signed

Kiyonaga ga
清長画

Provenance

1940, anonymous gift to the MFA (in compliance with Chie Hirano's wish). (Accession date: June 13, 1940)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift