Actor Sawamura Harugorô I

「沢村春五郎」(初代)

Japanese
Modern
After Torii Kiyonobu II (Japanese, active about 1725–1760)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.7 x 15.4 cm (12 1/2 x 6 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5656

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (urushi-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color and nikawa

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The actor Sawamura Sôjûrô held the name of Sawamura Harugorô I from Spring 1741 to the 10th lunar month of 1747.

Signed

Torii Kiyonobu hitsu
鳥居清信筆

Provenance

March 1918, 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