Actor Ichikawa Ebizô V as Takechi Mitsuhide

「武智光秀」五代目市川海老蔵

Japanese
Edo period
1858 (Ansei 5), 7th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Minatoya Kohei (Japanese), Blockcutter Yokokawa Takejirô (Hori Take)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban, creped; 21.1 x 16 cm (8 5/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1803

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Ehon Taikôki
Theater: Ichimura

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche

豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seal: Horse 7
Blockcutter's mark: Yokokawa Hori Take

改印:午七
彫師:横川彫竹

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 05, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock