Actor Nakamura Sukegorô II as Nanba no Rokurô

二代目中村助五郎の難波六郎

Japanese
Edo period
1768 (Meiwa 5), 11th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.2 x 14 cm (12 5/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.4094

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play (Kaomise): Ima o Sakari Suehiro Genji
Theater: Nakamura

Similar design: 11.18576
今於盛末広源氏(いまおさかりすえひろげんじ)
 中村

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Markings

Artist's seal: Rin (in jar shape)

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection