A Ship in the Harbor, Unloaded on the Riverbank (Irifune kawagishi age no zu): Actors Sawamura Tanosuke III (R), Ichimura Kakitsu IV (C), and Nakamura Fukusuke II (L)

「入船川岸上ケの図」 三代目沢村田之助  四代目市村家橘  二代目中村福助

Japanese
Edo period
1866 (Keiô 2), 9th month
Artist Toyohara Kunichika (Japanese, 1835–1900), Publisher Ôtaya Takichi (Hori Takichi) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waseda db 007-0895 (R), 007-0894 (C); Itabashi Art Museum list (no photo)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych

Accession Number

11.41849a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kunichika hitsu (on each sheet)
国周筆

Markings

Censor's seal: Tiger 9 aratame
No blockcutter's mark
改印:寅九改
彫師:なし

Provenance

By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850–d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; 1911, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 19, 2005)

NOTES:
[1] Much of Bigelow's collection of Asian art was formed during his residence in Japan between 1882 and 1889, although he also made acquisitions in Europe and the United States. Bigelow deposited many of these objects at the MFA in 1890 before donating them to the Museum's collection at later dates.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection