Actor Nakamura Nakazô I as Palanquin Carrier (Kagokaki) Matasuke (or Jôsuke?)

初代中村仲蔵の駕かき又介ヵ丈介ヵ

Japanese
Edo period
1781 (An'ei 10/Tenmei 1), 5th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.7 x 15.8 cm (12 7/8 x 6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4168

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play (second feature): Yamatogana Ariwara Keizu
Play (main feature): Kuruwa-gayoi Komachi Soga
Theater: Nakamura
倭仮名在原系図(やまとがなありわらけいず)、2番目切狂言、4段目迄
色里透小町曽我(くるわがよいこまちそが)
中村
 1781、辛丑、天明01、05・25

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Provenance

November 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