Actor Nakamura Nakazô I as Nanakusa Shirô

初代中村仲蔵の七草四郎

Japanese
Edo period
1781 (An'ei 10/Tenmei 1), 7th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.5 x 15.1 cm (12 13/16 x 5 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4174

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Keisei Shimabara Gundan
Theater: Nakamura
けいせい島原軍談(けいせいしまばらぐんだん)
 中村

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased 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