Actor Nakamura Shikan IV as Tsubone Iwafuji

「局岩藤 中村芝翫」(四代目)

Japanese
Edo period
1865 (Genji 2/Keiô 1), 1st month
Artist Toyohara Kunichika (Japanese, 1835–1900), Publisher Hanabusaya Bunzô, Blockcutter Koizumi Minokichi (Hori Mino) (Japanese, 1833–1906)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

00.834

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

Kunichika ga

国周画

Markings

Censor's seal: Ox 1 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Mino

改印:丑正改
彫師:彫巳の

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