Actors Ichikawa Danjûrô V as Sanshô Dayû, actually Sano no Gentôta (back); Nakamura Nakazô I as Prince Munetaka; and Ichikawa Komazô II as Sano Genzaemon

五代目市川団十郎の三庄大夫実ハ佐野源藤太、初代中村仲蔵の宗尊親王、二代目市川高麗蔵の佐野源左衛門

Japanese
Edo period
1769 (Meiwa 6), 11th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 13 (1981), Brussels pl. 61

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 28.3 x 21 cm (11 1/8 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4070

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play (kaomise): Kawaranu Hana Sakae Hachi-no-ki
Theater: Nakamura
常花栄鉢木(かわらぬはなさかえはちのき)
 中村

Signed

Katsukawa Shunshô ga
勝川春章画

Markings

Artist's seal: Rin (in jar shape)

Provenance

November 1913, 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