Actor Ichikawa Kodanji IV as Yamazaki Yoshibei, from the series Mirrors for Collage Pictures in the Modern Style (Imayô oshi-e kagami)

「今様押絵鏡 山崎与四兵衛」 四代目市川小団次

Japanese
Edo period
1859 (Ansei 6), 4th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Fujiokaya Keijirô (Shôrindô) (Japanese), Blockcutter Yokokawa Takejirô (Hori Take)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.5 x 24.5 cm (14 3/8 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

00.798

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 00.798, 11.40958

Play: Sekai mo Awase Chôchô Komon
Theater: Ichimura
世界袷蝶仝小紋(せかいもあわせちょうちょうこもん)
市村
 1859、安政06

Inscription

「飛はつた舟て★与四ほとゝきす 米升」

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche
豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seal: Goat 4 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Take
改印:未四改
彫師:彫竹

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 12, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock