Actors Sawamura Sôjûrô III as Shigemori, Nakayama Kojûrô VI as Chidori, and Ichikawa Yaozô III as Yononaka Yoshibei, actually Yoshihira, with chanters Tomimoto Buzendayû and Tomimoto Itsukidayû, and accompanist Namizaki Tokuji

三代目沢村宗十郎の重盛、六代目中山小十郎の千鳥、三代目市川八百蔵の由兵衛、富本豊前太夫、富本斎宮太夫、名見崎徳治

Japanese
Edo period
1785 (Tenmei 5), 11th month
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0768; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #10.4, and pl. 70

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.9 x 25.8 cm (15 5/16 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5475

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Fûkyoku Edo Geisha
Theater: Nakamura

The actor Nakamura Nakazô I used the name Nakayama Kojûrô VI from 1785.11 to 1786.11 (during this time, the name Nakamura Nakazô was used by his adopted son Nakamura Mansaku).

Signed

Kiyonaga ga
清長画

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Charles Jacquin; January 21, 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 #274; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection