Actor Bandô Hikosaburô V as the Florist (Ueki-uri) Otomatsu

「植木売音松 坂東彦三郎」(五代目)

Japanese
Edo period
1863 (Bunkyû 3), 8th month
Artist Utagawa Kuniteru II (Kunitsuna II) (Japanese, 1830–1874), Publisher Ebiya Rinnosuke (Kaijudô) (Japanese), Blockcutter Matsushima Daijirô (Hori Dai) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.5 x 25.2 cm (14 3/4 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.884

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kunitsuna ga, in toshidama cartouche

国綱画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seal: Boar 8 aratame
Bockcutter's mark: Matsushima Hori Dai

改印:亥八改
彫師:松島彫大

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 05, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock