Actor Nakamura Nakazô II, also called Sakaiya Shûkaku, as the Farmer Tsuchizô, actually Prince Koretaka

二代目中村仲蔵の百姓つち蔵、実は惟高親王

Japanese
Edo period
1794 (Kansei 6), 11th month
Artist Tôshûsai Sharaku (Japanese, active 1794–1795), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Dai Sharaku ten (1995), #066; Ukiyo-e shûka 11 (1979), list #083

Dimensions

Vertical aiban; 32 x 22.3 cm (12 5/8 x 8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.7229

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Uruôtoshi Meika no Homare (Praising Famous Poems in the Leap Year)
Theater: Miyako
閏訥子名和歌誉(うるおうとしめいかのほまれ)
 都

Signed

Sharaku ga
写楽画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

1917, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the Bing collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection