Actor Nakamura Nakazô I as Honzô

初代中村仲蔵の本蔵

Japanese
Edo period
1771 (Meiwa 8), 4th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.1 x 15 cm (12 5/8 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4165

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Chûshingura
Theater: Nakamura

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Markings

Artist's seal: Rin (in jar shape)

Provenance

November 1912, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection