Actors Nakamura Nakazô I as a Rokubu Pilgrim (R) and Ichikawa Danjûrô V as Kazusa no Gorobei Tadamitsu (L)

初代中村仲蔵の六部  五代目市川団十郎の上総五郎兵衛

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), #449 (left)

Dimensions

Hosoban diptych; 32.2 x 28 cm (12 11/16 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

21.4210-1

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 21.4210 (right), 21.4211 (left)

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

Signed

Shunshô ga (on each sheet)
春章画

Provenance

Spring 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