Actor Nakayama Kojûrô VI, formerly Nakamura Nakazô

「中村仲蔵改め 六代目中山小十郎」

Japanese
Edo period
1785 (Tenmei 5), 11th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.5 x 14.1 cm (12 13/16 x 5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5967

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The actor Nakamura Nakazô I used the name Nakayama Kojûrô VI from 1785.11 to 1786.11 (during this time, the name Nakamura Nakazô was used by his adopted son Nakamura Mansaku).

Signed

(seal only)

Markings

Artist's seal: Rin (in jar shape)

Provenance

July 1912, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection