Actor Nakamura Jûzô II as Katagiri Yajûrô (?)
1772 (Meiwa 9/An'ei 1), 7th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)
Similar design: Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), #196; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 1 (1960), #879
Hosoban; 31.5 x 13.7 cm (12 3/8 x 5 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Play: Keisei Momiji no Uchikake (?)
The actor played in Edo from fall 1771 to fall 1774.
Shunshô ga (at left, partially cut off)
July 1912, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection