Actor Nakamura Sukegorô II as Nanba no Rokurô

二代目中村助五郎の難波六郎

Japanese
Edo period
1768 (Meiwa 5), 11th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.6 x 15.2 cm (12 13/16 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

21.4096

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play (kaomise): Ima o Sakari Suehiro Genji
Theater: Nakamura
今於盛末広源氏(いまをさかりすえひろげんじ)
 中村

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Markings

Artist's seal: Rin (in jar shape)

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