Actor Azuma Ichinojô I as Jingorô's Wife (Nyôbô) Omine, from the series Mirrors for Collage Pictures in the Modern Style (Imayô oshi-e kagami)

「今様押絵鏡 甚五郎女房おみね」 初代吾妻市之丞

Japanese
Edo period
1860 (Ansei 7/Man'en 1), intercalary 3rd month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Fujiokaya Keijirô (Shôrindô) (Japanese), Blockcutter Yokokawa Takejirô (Hori Take)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.9 x 26.5 cm (15 5/16 x 10 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.1773

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play (finale of Part 2): Oyobanu Ude Hidari no Horimono
Play (main feature): Kagamiyama Gonichi no Iwafuji
Theater: Ichimura

Inscription

「くりかへす妻もかいこの左りきゝ 橘枝」

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche

豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seal: Monkey intercalary 3 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Yokokawa Hori Take

改印:申壬三改
彫師:横川彫竹

Provenance

1949, gift of Porter Sargent to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Porter Sargent