Actor Ichikawa Ebizô V as Ishida no Tsubone, from the series Tales of Loyalty and Valor (Chûkô giyû den)

「忠孝義勇伝 いしたの局」 五代目市川蝦蔵

Japanese
Edo period
1849 (Kaei 2), 1st month
Artist Hasegawa Sadanobu I (Japanese, 1809–1879)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ikeda bunko, Kamigata yakusha-e shûsei, vol. 3 (2001), #070 (L sheet); Keyes 1973, #289ab, photo on p. 241 (R and C sheets)

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 25.1 x 18.5 cm (9 7/8 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

08.541.17

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Center sheet of an incomplete triptych.

Play: Keisei Ishikawazome
Theater: Naka

Signed

Sadanobu

貞信

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