Actor Nakamura Tomijûrô I as a Tea-whisk Seller

初代中村富十郎の鉢叩きの茶せん売り

Japanese
Edo period
1775 (An'ei 4), 11th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.2 x 14.2 cm (12 5/16 x 5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4243

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 11.18724 (left), 21.4243 (right), 54.481 (center); no VR

Actors Nakamura Tomijûrô I as a Tea-whisk Seller (R), Ichikawa Monnosuke II as Yorinobu (C), and Yoshizawa Iroha as Yosooi-hime (L)

Shosa: Kigoto no Hana Koi no Ukifune
Play: Kiku Jidô Shuen no Iwaya
Theater: Morita
樹花恋渡舟(きごとのはなこいのうきふね)
菊児童酒宴岩屋(きくじどうしゅえんのいわや)
 森田

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

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