Actor Nakamura Fukusuke I as Taira Tarô Yoshikado, from the series Mirrors for Collage Pictures in the Modern Style (Imayô oshi-e kagami)

「今様押絵鏡 平太郎良門」 初代中村福助

Japanese
Edo period
1859 (Ansei 6), 10th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Fujiokaya Keijirô (Shôrindô) (Japanese), Blockcutter Yokokawa Takejirô (Hori Take)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.4 x 26.5 cm (15 1/8 x 10 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.2329

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.40948, 50.2329, RES.11.5764.6

Play: Hanano no Tsuki Utô Hitofushi
Theater: Nakamura

Inscription

「馬の背にてうのいねむる小春かな 児雀」

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche

豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seal: Goat 10 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Yokokawa Hori Take

改印:未十改
彫師:横川彫竹

Credit Line

Gift of Porter Sargent