Actor Nakamura Nakazô I as the Footman (Yakko) Edohei

初代中村仲蔵の奴江戸兵衛

Japanese
Edo period
1781 (An'ei 10/Tenmei 1), intercalary 5th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 29.3 x 13.9 cm (11 9/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.177

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.18755, RES.54.177

Play: Koi Nyôbo Somewake Tazuna
Theater: Nakamura

Playbill (tsuji banzuke) for this performance: 11.27342, 11.28503
恋女房染分手綱(こいにょうぼうそめわけたづな)
 中村

Signed

Katsu Shunshô ga
勝春章画

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—MFA Chinese Expedition, 1923-24