Actor Nakamura Gizaemon as Tarakubô, from the series Tales of Loyalty and Heroism (Chûkô buyû den)

「忠孝武勇傳 多楽坊」 中村儀左衛門

Japanese
Edo period
1849 (Kaei 2), 1st month
Artist Gosôtei Hirosada (Japanese, active 1826–1863, died about 1865), Publisher Kawaoto (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Keyes, PMA cat. (1973), #59, photo p. 213

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 23.1 x 15.9 cm (9 1/8 x 6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

08.541.68

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Theater: Chikugo (Ônishi)

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