Actors Nakamura Utaemon I as Kiyomori and Ichikawa Danjûrô IV as Munekiyo

初代中村歌右衛門の清盛、四代目市川団十郎の宗清

Japanese
Edo period
1768 (Meiwa 5), 11th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.1 x 15.4 cm (12 5/8 x 6 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4106

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.18568, 21.4106

Play (kaomise): Ima o Sakari Suehiro Genji
Theater: Nakamura
今於盛末広源氏(いまおさかりすえひろげんじ)
 中村

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