Actor Ichikawa Danjûrô VIII Greeting the Audience at His Farewell Performance in Edo (Edo onagori hachidaime kôjô)

「江戸御名残り 八代目口上」 (八代目市川団十郎)

Japanese
Edo period
about 1854 (Kaei 7/Ansei 1)
Artist Ryûsai Shigeharu (Japanese, 1803–1853)


Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 25 x 18.3 cm (9 13/16 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

08.541.18

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kunishige ga

国重画

Provenance

By date unknown, Alfred Greenough Collection, Boston, MA; 1884, by inheritance to his uncle, Charles H. Parker, Milton, MA; 1908, bequest of Charles H. Parker to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 17, 2007)

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection