Actor Segawa Kikunojô III as Okaru

三代目瀬川菊之丞のお軽

Japanese
Edo period
1783 (Tenmei 3), 5th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.3 x 14.9 cm (12 11/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4224

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 11.18722 (left sheet), 21.4224 (right sheet); no VR

Play: Kanadehon Chûshingura
Theater: Nakamura
仮名手本忠臣蔵
 中村

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Provenance

November 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