Actor Nakamura Jûzô II as Katagiri Yajûrô (?)

二代目中村十蔵の片桐弥十郎ヵ

Japanese
Edo period
1772 (Meiwa 9/An'ei 1), 7th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Similar design: Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), #196; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 1 (1960), #879

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.5 x 13.7 cm (12 3/8 x 5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4006

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Keisei Momiji no Uchikake (?)
Theater: Morita
けいせい紅葉襠(けいせいもみじのうちかけ)ヵ
 森田

The actor played in Edo from fall 1771 to fall 1774.

Signed

Shunshô ga (at left, partially cut off)
春章画

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection