Actor Nakamura Nakazô I as Ono Sadakurô

初代中村仲蔵の斧貞九郎

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), #335

Dimensions

Hosoban; 29.9 x 14.2 cm (11 3/4 x 5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4167

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

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; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection