Actor Nakamura Nakazô I as the Brushcutter (Shibakari) Eisaku

初代中村仲蔵

Japanese
Edo period
1779 (An'ei 8), 11th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunjô (Japanese, died in 1787)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.6 x 14.9 cm (12 13/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6041

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Right sheet of incomplete triptych.

Triptych: 11.18462-3 (left and center sheets), 21.6041 (right sheet); no VR

Play (kaomise): Utakurabe Tôsei Moyô
Theater: Morita
倭歌競当世模様(うたくらべとうせいもよう)
 森田

Signed

Katsukawa Shunjô ga
勝川春常画

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