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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1933.4.2106
People
Katsukawa Shunshō 勝川春章, Japanese (1726 - 1792)
Title
Actor Nakamura Nakazō I as Teraoka Heiemon in the Storehouse of Loyal Retainers, A Primer (Kanadehon Chūshingura)
Other Titles
Transliterated Title: Kanadehon Chūshingura: Nakamura Nakazō (Teraoka Heiemon)
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1779 (An'ei 8)
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Edo period, 1615-1868
Culture
Japanese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/207708
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Woodblock print (nishiki-e) diptych; ink and color on paper
Dimensions
vertical hosoban: H. 32 x W. 14.9 cm (12 5/8 x 5 7/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: Shunshō ga
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of the Friends of Arthur B. Duel
Accession Year
1933
Object Number
1933.4.2106
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Left sheet of diptych (see 1933.4.2107)
Actor Nakamura Nakazō I as Teraoka Heiemon in the play Kanadehon Chūshingura, performed at the Morita Theater from the eighth month of 1779

Exhibition History

Women and the Arts of Asia, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 09/10/1994 - 03/05/1995

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