Actor Nakamura Shikan IV as Banjaku Tarô, from the series Mirrors for Collage Pictures in the Modern Style (Imayô oshi-e kagami)

「今様押絵鏡 磐雀太郎」 四代目中村芝翫

Japanese
Edo period
1860 (Ansei 7/Man'en 1), 9th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Fujiokaya Keijirô (Shôrindô) (Japanese), Blockcutter Yokokawa Takejirô (Hori Take)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 39 x 26.7 cm (15 3/8 x 10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

49.1772

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Tenmangû Rishô Kamigaki
Theater: Nakamura
天満宮利生神籬(てんまんぐうりしょうかみがき)
中村
 1860、万延01

Inscription

「秋の野や名義あらたまる樹/\の足 芝翫」

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche
豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seal: Monkey 9 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Yokokawa Hori Take
改印:申九改
彫師:横川彫竹

Provenance

1949, gift of Porter Sargent to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Porter Sargent