Actor Nakamura Rikô I as Oaki, a Seller of Tea Whisks

初代中村里好の茶筌売りのおあき

Japanese
Edo period
1779 (An'ei 8), 8th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.2 x 15.4 cm (12 11/16 x 6 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4058

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.18850, 21.4058

Play (Jôruri): Irozuku ya Shote no Tamazusa
Play (main feature): Katakiuchi Adana Kashiku
Theater: Nakamura
色附初玉章(いろづくやしょてのたまずさ)
敵討仇名かしく(かたきうちあだなかしく)
 中村

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection