Actor Ichikawa Danjûrô VIII as Teraoka Heiemon

「寺岡平右衛門」八代目市川団十郎

Japanese
Edo period
1851 (Kaei 4), 2nd month
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Hayashiya Shôgorô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kuniyoshi Project db (complete diptych)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.7 x 25.4 cm (14 7/16 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

RES.52.5

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Left sheet of incomplete diptych.

Play: Kanadehon Chûshingura
Theater: Ichimura
仮名手本忠臣蔵(かなでほんちゅうしんぐら)
市村
 1851、嘉永04、02・24

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga
一勇斎国芳画

Markings

Censors' seals: Fuku, Muramatsu
No blockcutter's mark
改印:福、村松
彫師:なし

Provenance

1952, gift of Louis Aaron Lebowich (b. 1880), Boston, to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich