Actor Kataoka Nizaemon VIII as Hida no kami Masakiyo

「肥田守正清 片岡仁左衛門」(八代目)

Japanese
Edo period
1861 (Man'en 2/Bunkyû 1), 10th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Ebiya Rinnosuke (Kaijudô) (Japanese), Blockcutter Matsushima Masakichi (Hori Masa) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban, creped; 21.7 x 15.9 cm (8 9/16 x 6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

00.1804

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Hachijin Shugo no Honjô
Theater: Nakamura

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche

豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seal: Chicken 10 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Matsushima Hori Masa

改印:酉十改
彫師:松島彫政

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 05, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock