Actor Nakamura Utaemon IV as Kô no Moronao

「高ノ師直」 四代目中村歌右衛門

Japanese
Edo period
1851 (Kaei 4), 5th month
Artist Kiyosada (Japanese, active late 1840s–early 1850s)


Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 25.2 x 17.5 cm (9 15/16 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

08.541.21

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Kanadehon Chûshingura
Theater: Naka

Signed

Kiyosada

清貞

Provenance

By date unknown, Alfred Greenough Collection, Boston, MA; 1884, by inheritance to his uncle, Charles H. Parker, Milton, MA; 1908, bequest of Charles H. Parker to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 17, 2007)

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection