Actor Sawamura Sôjûrô II as an outlaw, either Momi no Jinzô or Ono Sadakurô

二代目沢村宗十郎の紅の甚三ヵ斧定九郎ヵ

Japanese
Edo period
1769 (Meiwa 6), 3rd month or 5th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), #99

Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.5 x 15 cm (12 13/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4145

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

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.

Signed

(seal only)

Markings

Artist's seal: Rin (in jar shape)

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection