Actor Nakamura Tomijûrô I as Izaemon

初代中村富十郎の伊左衛門

Japanese
Edo period
1771 (Meiwa 8), 1st month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e taikei 3 (1976), #s 96-7 (complete diptych)

Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.6 x 15.3 cm (12 13/16 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

21.4241

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Right sheet of incomplete diptych.
The left sheet shows Nakamura Noshio I as Yûgiri.

Play: Ehô Soga Nennen-goyomi
Theater: Morita
恵方曽我紀年暦(えほうそがねんねんごよみ)
 森田

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#4486); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection