Actor Nakamura Tomijûrô I in a Dance Scene

初代中村富十郎の所作事

Japanese
Edo period
early 1770s
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 4, Victoria and Albert Museum I (1989), pl. 81

Dimensions

Hosoban; 32 x 14.5 cm (12 5/8 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4247

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The play has not been definitely identified.

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#429); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection