Actors Nakamura Nakazô I (R) and Ichikawa Komazô II (L)

初代中村仲蔵  二代目市川高麗蔵

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Dimensions

Hosoban diptych; 31.2 x 28.6 cm (12 5/16 x 11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.7114-5

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 21.7114 (left), 21.7115 (right)

Before 1772.11, when Komazô II became Matsumoto Kôshirô IV and turned over his previous name to Komazô III (who has a longer face and a bigger nose).

Signed

Shunshô ga (on each sheet)
春章画

Markings

Artist's seal: Rin (in jar shape)

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#574); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection