Actors Nakamura Tomijûrô I as a Nun (Bikuni) (R) and Bandô Mitsugorô II as Fujitarô (L)

初代中村富十郎の比丘尼  二代目坂東三津五郎の富士太郎

Japanese
Edo period
1776 (An'ei 5), 7th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Katsukawa Shunshô (Ôta Mus. cat., 2016), #24

Dimensions

Hosoban diptych; 37 x 34.5 cm (14 9/16 x 13 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7132-3

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 21.7132 (left), 21.7133 (right)

Play (Jôruri): Hana Fubuki Fuji no Sugegasa
Play (main feature): Kikyô-zome Onna Urakata
Theater: Morita
花吹雪富士菅笠(はなふぶきふじのすげがさ)
桔梗染女占(ききょうぞめおんなうらかた)
 森田

Signed

Shunshô ga (on each sheet)
春章画

Provenance

Probably acquired by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection