Actor Nakamura Sankô I as Sagami

「さがみ 中村三光」(初代)

Japanese
Edo period
1825 (Bunsei 8), 3rd month
Artist Shunkôsai Hokushû (Japanese, active 1810–1832), Publisher Shôhonya Seishichi (Honsei) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kitagawa, "Bosuton bijutsukan shozô Kamigata-e mokuroku" (Kansai daigaku, 2007), p. 94; Ikeda bunko, Kamigata yakusha-e shûsei, vol. 1 (1997), #163

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 40.1 x 27.8 cm (15 13/16 x 10 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.3212.20

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Left sheet of incomplete diptych.

MFA impressions: 11.35459-60 (with “Issei ichidai” on R sheet), 11.38974a-b (without “Issei ichidai”), 17.3212.20 (L sheet only)

Play: Ichinotani Futaba Gunki
Theater: Kado

From an album with decorative paper pasted over the names of the actors.
一谷嫩軍記(いちのたにふたばぐんき)
 角

Signed

Shunkôsai Hokushû ga
春好斎北洲画

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection