Actor Nakayama Tomisaburô I as a Kamuro Performing a Lion Dance
TNM, Sharaku (2011), #164; Dai Sharaku ten (1995), #089; Ukiyo-e shûka 11 (1979), list #103
Hosoban; 31.4 x 15 cm (12 3/8 x 5 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Left sheet of incomplete diptych.
MFA impressions: 11.16490-1, 21.5833 (left sheet only)
Play (shosa): Shinobu Koi Suzume no Irodoki (Tokiwazu jôruri)
Censor's seal: kiwame
Formerly in the collection of Charles Jacquin; January 20, 1921, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at January 17-22, 1921 sale of Mr. Charles Jacquin's collection at the Walpole Galleries, New York, lot #34; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection