Actor Nakamura Sukegorô II as Hanaregoma Chôkichi

二代目中村助五郎の放駒長吉

Japanese
Edo period
1765 (Meiwa 2), 1st month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.3 x 14.5 cm (12 11/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4098

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Iro Jôgo Mikumi Soga
Theater: Ichimura
色上戸三組曽我(いろじょうごみくみそが)
 市村

According to Kabuki Nendaiki, Sukegorô played opposite Ôtani Hiroemon as Nuregami Chôgorô, to great acclaim.

Signed

... ga

Markings

Artist's seal: Rin (in jar shape)

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