Actor Nakamura Nakazô I as Ono Sadakurô

初代中村仲蔵の斧定九郎

Japanese
Edo period
1783 (Tenmei 3), 6th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Shimazaki, Edo Kabuki in Transition (2016), fig. 2.7

Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.2 x 14.7 cm (12 11/16 x 5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4059

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 20.192, 21.4059

Play: Kanadehon Chûshingura
Theater: Ichimura
仮名手本忠臣蔵
 市村

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