Actor Kataoka Gadô II as Chiyo Kôsuke, from the series Tales of Loyalty and Filial Piety, Old and New (Kokin chûkôden)

「古今忠孝伝 手代幸介」 二代目片岡我童

Japanese
Edo period
1851 (Kaei 4), 3rd month
Artist Gosôtei Hirosada (Japanese, active 1826–1863, died about 1865)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waseda db 016-0839

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 23.3 x 16.5 cm (9 3/16 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

08.541.32

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Naniwa no Umegoyomi
Theater: Wakadayû

Signed

Hirosada

広貞

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