Actor Nakamura Sukegorô I, aka Gyoraku, as Kaminari Shôkurô

雷庄九郎 「中村助五郎 魚楽」(初代中村助五郎)

Japanese
Edo period
1756 (Hôreki 6), 3rd month (?)
Artist Torii Kiyoshige (Japanese, active 1720–1760), Publisher Maruya Kuzaemon


Catalogue Raisonné

Mutô, Shoki Ukiyo-e to Kabuki (2005), no. 1340

Dimensions

Wide hosoban; 40 x 18 cm (15 3/4 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5671

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Gonin Otoko Kariba no Kadoide
Theater: Ichimura
五人男狩場首途(ごにんおとこかりばのかどいで)
 市村

Signed

Torii Kiyoshige ga
鳥居清重画

Provenance

Formerly in the Kobayashi collection; October 1913, 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