Actors Nakamura Tomijûrô (R) and Iwai Hanshirô IV (L)

中村富十郎  四代目岩井半四郎

Japanese
Edo period
about 1777 (An'ei 6)
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), #385 (right sheet only)

Dimensions

Hosoban diptych; 31.8 x 29 cm (12 1/2 x 11 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4052, 21.4248

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Two sheets of a triptych: 21.4052 (right), 21.4248 (left)
For the center sheet, see 11.18772.

Signed

Shunshô ga (on each sheet)
春章画

Provenance

January 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from L. E. Charnley; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection