Ômi Province: (Actor Nakamura Utaemon IV as) Ôkata (=Ôtaka) Tonomo (with Nakamura Tsuruzô I), No. 21 from the series The Glories of the Provinces of Japan (Kunizukushi Yamato meiyo)

「国尽倭名誉 近江 二十一 大かたとのも」 四代目中村歌右衛門、初代中村鶴蔵

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), 4th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Other artist Utagawa Kunisada II (Kunimasa III, Toyokuni IV) (Japanese, 1823–1880), Publisher Minatoya Kohei (Japanese), Blockcutter Ôtaya Takichi (Hori Takichi) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 24.7 x 18.2 cm (9 3/4 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1711.41

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 47.1711.16, 47.1711.41

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche (main image); Monjin Kunimasa ga (inset)

豊国画(年玉枠)、門人国政画

Markings

Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Murata, Rat 4
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Ta

改印:衣笠、村田、子四
彫師:彫多

Credit Line

Gift of Lucy Truman Aldrich