Actor Nakamura Fukusuke I as the Mountain Witch in Snow (Yuki no Yamauba), from the series Mirrors for Collage Pictures in the Modern Style (Imayô oshi-e kagami)

「今様押絵鏡 雪の山姥」 初代中村福助

Japanese
Edo period
1860 (Ansei 7/Man'en 1), 2nd month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Fujiokaya Keijirô (Shôrindô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.5 x 24.5 cm (14 3/8 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

00.809

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

「雪と見るゆふくれもあり山さくら 児雀」

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche

豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seal: Monkey 2 aratame
No blockcutter's mark

改印:申二改
彫師:なし

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