Actor Nakamura Utaemon I as Monk Seigen of Kiyomizu Temple

初代中村歌右衛門の清水清玄

Japanese
Edo period
1769 (Meiwa 6), 3rd month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), #97

Dimensions

Hosoban; 29.9 x 15.3 cm (11 3/4 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

21.4146

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Soga Moyô Aigo no Wakamatsu
Theater: Nakamura
曽我(衣+我)愛護若松(そがもようあいごのわかまつ)
 中村

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Markings

Artist's seal: Rin (in jar shape)
Unidentified collector's seal

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