Actor Ichikawa Ebizô V as Nippondaemon, from the series Tales of Loyalty and Heroism (Chûkô buyû den)

「忠孝武勇伝 日本駄右衛門」 五代目市川海老蔵

Japanese
Edo period
1848 (Kôka 5/Kaei 1), 8th month
Artist Gosôtei Hirosada (Japanese, active 1826–1863, died about 1865)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ikeda bunko, Kamigata yakusha-e shûsei, vol. 4 (2003), #97

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 23.5 x 16.4 cm (9 1/4 x 6 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

08.541.77

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Forms a pair with 08.541.78.

Play: Sangoku Daiichi Nose no Kusemono
Theater: Kado

Signed

Hirosada

広貞

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