Actor Nakamura Sukegorô II as Hanaregoma Chôkichi
1765 (Meiwa 2), 1st month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)
Hosoban; 32.3 x 14.5 cm (12 11/16 x 5 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Play: Iro Jôgo Mikumi Soga
According to Kabuki Nendaiki, Sukegorô played opposite Ôtani Hiroemon as Nuregami Chôgorô, to great acclaim.
Artist's seal: Rin (in jar shape)
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.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection