Actors Iwai Hanshirô IV as Asagao and Nakamura Nakazô I as Eji no Tsuruhei

四代目岩井半四郎の朝顔、初代中村仲蔵の衛士鶴平

Japanese
Edo period
1780 (An'ei 9), 11th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Edo-Tokyo Museum, Dai Ukiyo-e ten (2014), #88

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 32 x 22.5 cm (12 5/8 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4317

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.17038, 21.4317

Play (kaomise): Kitekaeru Nishiki no Wakayaka
Thearter: Nakamura
極飜錦壮貌(きてかえるにしきのわかやか)
 中村

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Provenance

June 1917, 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