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 Shunkô (Japanese, active about 1789–1818)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.1 x 14.5 cm (12 5/8 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6098

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

Shunkô ga
春好画

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#224); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection