Actor Jitsukawa Enjaku I as Benten Kozô Kikunosuke

「弁天小僧菊之助 実川延若」(初代)

Japanese
Meiji era
1870 (Meiji 3), 1st month
Artist Ichiyôtei Yoshitaki (Japanese, 1841–1899)


Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 23.9 x 17.8 cm (9 7/16 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

08.542.30

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Gonin Otoko Kidate Shiranami
Theater: Chikugo

Signed

Yoshitaki ga

芳瀧画

Markings

Unidentified seal or publisher's mark

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