Actor Nakayama Tomisaburô I as Miyagino

初代中山富三郎の宮城野

Japanese
Edo period
1794 (Kansei 6), 5th month
Artist Tôshûsai Sharaku (Japanese, active 1794–1795), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

TNM, Sharaku (2011), #74; Dai Sharaku ten (1995), #015; Ukiyo-e shûka 11 (1979), list #013

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.1 x 25.4 cm (15 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

41.262

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Katakiuchi Noriaibanashi
Theater: Kiri
敵討乗合話(かたきうちのりあいばなし)
 桐

Signed

(signature worn away on this impression)

Markings

Censor's seal: (kiwame, rubbed off of this impression)
改印:(極)

Provenance

1941, sold by Kodak Company to the MFA (Accession Date: May 8, 1941)

Credit Line

John Ware Willard Fund