Actor Nakamura Sukegorô I, aka Gyoraku, as Tsuribariya Torosuke, Real Name (Honmyô) Saburô Terutsuna the Wrestler (Rikishi)

「釣針(つりばり)屋五郎介本名力士三郎照綱(てるつな) 中村助五郎 魚楽」 (初代中村助五郎)

Japanese
Edo period
1759 (Hôreki 9), 11th month
Artist Torii Kiyomitsu I (Japanese, 1735–1785), Publisher Yamashiroya (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Mutô, Shoki Ukiyo-e to Kabuki (2005), no. 0869

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.1 x 14.5 cm (12 1/4 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8143

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Shôgaichi Kaomise Matsuri
Theater: Nakamura
薑市顔鏡祭(しょうがいちかおみせまつり)
 中村

Signed

Torii Kiyomitsu ga
鳥居清満画

Provenance

June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Sumitomo collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection