Actors Nakamura Nakazô I (R) and Ichikawa Komazô II (L)
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)
Hosoban diptych; 31.2 x 28.6 cm (12 5/16 x 11 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
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).
Shunshô ga (on each sheet)
Artist's seal: Rin (in jar shape)
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.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection