Actors Nakamura Nakazô I as Taira no Kiyomori and Ichikawa Danjûrô V as Takiguchi in a Shibaraku Scene

初代中村仲蔵の平清盛、五代目市川団十郎の滝口

Japanese
Edo period
1770 (Meiwa 7), 11th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Katsukawa Shunshô (Ôta Mus. cat., 2016), #10; Edo-Tokyo Museum, Dai Ukiyo-e ten (2014), #84; Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), #112 and pl. 44

Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.2 x 14.8 cm (12 11/16 x 5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4329

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Nue no Mori Ichiyô no Mato
Theater: Nakamura
鵺森一陽的(ぬえのもりいちようのまと)
 中村

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