Actor Ichikawa Kodanji IV as Rôyô Hôshi

「老養法師」 四代目市川小団次

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), 9th month
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Kawachiya Chôzô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Schaap, Heroes and Ghosts (1998), #169

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36 x 24.6 cm (14 3/16 x 9 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.1250

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Otogi Banashi Hakata no Imaori
Theater: Nakamura
御伽譚博多新織(おとぎばなしはかたのいまおり)
中村
 1852、嘉永05、08・28

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga
一勇斎国芳画

Markings

Censors' seals: Hama, Magome, Rat 9
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Takichi
改印:浜、馬込、子九
彫師:彫多吉

Provenance

1949, gift of Porter Sargent to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Porter Sargent