Nakayama Kojûrô VI as Chôbei, an Izu Pilgrim, actually Osada no Tarô Kagemune
1785 (Tenmei 5), 11th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)
Hosoban; 32.3 x 14.9 cm (12 11/16 x 5 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Play (kaomise): Yuki Motsu Take Furisode Genji
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).
Artist's seal: Rin (in jar shape)
Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection