Actor Nakayama Kojûrô VI (Nakamura Nakazô I)

六代目中山小十郎

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


Dimensions

Hosoban; 33 x 15 cm (13 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6066

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