Actors Matsumoto Kôshirô III as the Thief (Nusubito) Yoine no Nisuke and Nakamura Nakazô I as His Servant (Shimobe) Shunpei

三代目松本幸四郎の盗人宵寝の仁助、初代中村仲蔵の下部春平

Japanese
Edo period
1768 (Meiwa 5), 8th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 30.5 x 13.6 cm (12 x 5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4318

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Tenjiku Tokubei Kokyô no Torikaji
Theater: Nakamura

Signed

(seal only)

Markings

Artist's seal: Rin (in jar shape)

Provenance

December 1916, 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