Actor Nakayama Kojûrô VI

六代目中山小十郎

Japanese
Edo period
1785 (Tenmei 5)
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.3 x 14.9 cm (12 11/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6065

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The actor Nakamura Nakazô I used the name Nakayama Kojûrô VI from 1785.11 to 1786.11 (during this time, the name Nakamura Nakazô was used by his adopted son Nakamura Mansaku).

Signed

(seal only)

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