Actor Bandô Hikosaburô V as Wakatake Torazô

「若竹寅蔵」五代目坂東彦三郎

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 5th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Daikokuya Heikichi (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.5 x 25.5 cm (14 3/4 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.782

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 00.782, 11.29538, 11.42177

From a set of five sheets that can be asembled into a pentaptych. MFA impressions of the complete set (order of sheets uncertain): 11.29537-41, 11.42174-8 (no virtual records)
 見立

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche
豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 5
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、巳五
彫師:なし

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 12, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock