Actor Nakamura Noshio I as a Vendor of New Year Charms in the Form of Love Letters (Kesôbumi-uri)

初代中村野塩の懸想文売り

Japanese
Edo period
1776 (An'ei 5), 1st month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 33 x 15 cm (13 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4253

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Kamuri Kotoba Soga no Yukari
Theater: Ichimura
冠言葉曽我由縁(かむりことばそがのゆかり)
 市村

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Provenance

November 1912, 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