Actor Nakamura Utaemon IV as Kaiya Zenkichi

「かいや善吉」 四代目中村歌右衛門

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), 1st month
Artist Gosôtei Hirosada (Japanese, active 1826–1863, died about 1865)


Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 25.1 x 18.5 cm (9 7/8 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

08.541.26

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Yotsu no Umi Taira no Yozakari
Theater: Naka

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