Actor Nakamura Noshio I as Ôiso no Tora

初代中村野塩の虎

Japanese
Edo period
1775 (An'ei 4), 1st month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 30 x 14.4 cm (11 13/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4254

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Shida Yuzuriha Hôrai Soga
Theater: Morita
信田楪蓬莱曽我(しだゆづりはほうらいそが)
 森田

Inscription

Poem on fan, by Ariwara Narihira: Tsuki ya aranu/ haru ya mukashi no/ haru naranu/ waga mi hitotsu wa/ moto no mi ni shite

Signed

Katsu Shunshô ga
勝春章画

Provenance

Spring 1913, 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