Actors Nakamura Nakazô I as the Footman (Yakko) Edohei

初代中村仲蔵の奴江戸兵衛

Japanese
Edo period
1781 (An'ei 10/Tenmei 1), intercalary 5th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunkô (Japanese, 1743–1812)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 24.4 x 13.8 cm (9 5/8 x 5 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.175

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Right sheet of incomplete diptych.

MFA impressions: 11.18404-5 (complete diptych), RES.54.175 (right sheet only, corresponding to 11.18404)

Play: Koi Nyôbô Somewake Tazuna
Theater: Nakamura

Playbill (tsuji banzuke) for this performance: 11.27342, 11.28503
恋女房染分手綱(こいにょうぼうそめわけたづな)
 中村

Signed

Shunkô ga
春好画

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—MFA Chinese Expedition, 1923-24