Actor Iwai Shijaku I as Osome

「おそめ 岩井紫若」(初代)

Japanese
Edo period
1825 (Bunsei 8), 11th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Kawaguchiya Uhei (Fukusendô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.2 x 25.4 cm (14 5/8 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

17.3211.9

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Left sheet of incomplete triptych.

MFA impressions: 1.4326a-c, 17.3211.9 (left sheet only)

Play (shosa, opening of Part 2): Michiyuki Ukine no Tomodori
Play (main feature): Oniwaka Kongen Butai
Theater: Nakamura
道行浮塒鴎(みちゆきうきねのともとり) 清元
鬼若根元台(おにわかこんげんぶたい)
中村、二番目序幕
 1825、文政08、11・01

Signed

Gototei Kunisada ga
五渡亭国貞画

Markings

No censor's seal
改印:なし

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection