A Plum-blossom Viewing Boat (Umemibune): Actors Nakamura Fukusuke I and Onoe Kikujirô II (?)

梅見船 初代中村福助、二代目尾上菊次郎ヵ

Japanese
Edo period
1859 (Ansei 6), 11th month
Artist Shunpûsha (Japanese), Publisher Jôshûya Kinzô (Japanese), Blockcutter Yokokawa Takejirô (Hori Take)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waseda db 120-0467 (this sheet only); Tokyo Digital Museum 94200016 (complete triptych)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.7 x 25.5 cm (14 1/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.52.7

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Left sheet of incomplete triptych; title on center sheet.

Signed

Shunpûsha ga
春風舎画

Markings

Censor's seal: Goat 11 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Take
改印:未十一改
彫師:彫竹

Provenance

1952, gift of Louis Aaron Lebowich (b. 1880), Boston, to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich