Actors Nakamura Nakazô I as Mikawaya Giheiji and Nakamura Sukegorô II as Danshichi Kurobei

初代中村仲蔵の三川屋義平二と二代中村助五郎の団七九郎兵衛

Japanese
Edo period
1768 (Meiwa 5), 4th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Katsukawa Shunshô (Ôta Mus. cat., 2016), #2; Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), #71; Gookin cat. #26

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28.4 x 20.7 cm (11 3/16 x 8 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4366

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Ayatsuri Kabuki Ôgi
Theater: Nakamura

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

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