Actor Nakamura Shikan IV as Iwafuji

「中村芝翫」(四代目)「岩藤つくし」

Japanese
Edo period
1865 (Genji 2/Keiô 1), 1st month
Artist Utagawa Kunimaro I (Japanese, active about 1850–1875), Publisher Hanabusaya Bunzô, Blockcutter Katada Chôjirô (Hori Chô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37 x 25.1 cm (14 9/16 x 9 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

00.1346

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Momochidori Sakigake Soga
Theater: Morita

Signed

Kunimaro hitsu

国麿筆

Markings

Censor's seal: Ox 1 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Katada Hori Chô

改印:丑正改
彫師:片田彫長

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