Act V of Chûshingura (Chûshingura godanme): Actor Ôtani Oniji III as Ono Sadakurô

「忠臣蔵 五段目」 三代目大谷鬼次の斧定九郎

Japanese
Edo period
1794 (Kansei 6), 9th month
Artist Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825), Publisher Enomotoya Kichibei (Hôeidô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 30.5 x 13.8 cm (12 x 5 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6950

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.2017, 21.6950

Play: Kanadehon Chûshingura
Theater: Kawarazaki
仮名手本忠臣蔵
 河原崎

Signed

Toyokuni ga
豊国画

Markings

No censor's seal

Provenance

Formerly in the Sumitomo collection; June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection