Actor Sawamura Sôjûrô II as an outlaw, either Momi no Jinzô or Ono Sadakurô
1769 (Meiwa 6), 3rd month or 5th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)
Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), #99
Hosoban; 32.5 x 15 cm (12 13/16 x 5 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Either Momi no Jinzô in Michiyuki Yukari no Hatsu-zakura (second part of Edo no Hana Wakayagi Soga) at the Ichimura Theater in the 3rd month, or Ono Sadakurô in Kanadehon Chûshingura at the Ichimura Theater in the 5th month.
Artist's seal: Rin (in jar shape)
November 1912, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection