Actor Nakamura Nakazô I as Raigô Ajari

初代中村仲蔵の頼豪阿闍梨

Japanese
Edo period
1770 (Meiwa 7), 11th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), #119 and pl. 47

Dimensions

Hosoban; 29.5 x 14.7 cm (11 5/8 x 5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4162

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Nue no Mori Ichiyô no Mato
Theater: Nakamura
鵺森一陽的(ぬえのもりいちようのまと)
 中村

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Markings

Artist's seal: Rin (in jar shape)

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