Actors Nakamura Sukegorô II as Gokumon Shôhei (R) and Ôtani Hiroji III as Kurofune Chûemon (L)

二代目中村助五郎の獄門庄兵衛  三代目大谷広次の黒船忠右衛門

Japanese
Edo period
1771 (Meiwa 8), 2nd month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e taikei 3 (1976), #s 90-1

Dimensions

Hosoban diptych; 31.5 x 28.6 cm (12 3/8 x 11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.7100-1

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 21.7100 (left), 21.7101 (right)

Play: Wada Sakamori Osame no Mitsugumi
Theater: Ichimura
和田酒盛納三組(わださかもりをさめのみつぐみ)
 市村

Signed

(seal only)

Markings

Artist's seal: Rin, in jar shape (on each sheet)
Collector's seal: Hayashi Tadamasa ? (on each sheet)

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#393); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection