Actor Onoe Baikô 4.5 (later Jitsukawa Enjaku I) as Tsuchiya Tsugiemon, from the series Mirrors for Collage Pictures in the Modern Style (Imayô oshi-e kagami)

「今様押絵鏡 土屋次右衛門」 4.5代目尾上梅幸(初代実川延若)

Japanese
Edo period
1860 (Ansei 7/Man'en 1), intercalary 3rd month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Fujiokaya Keijirô (Shôrindô) (Japanese), Blockcutter Yokokawa Takejirô (Hori Take)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.8 x 26.7 cm (15 1/4 x 10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

49.1768

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 49.1768, RES.11.5764.13

Play: Yayoi-zakura Hisago no Makubari
Theater: Nakamura

The actor later known as Jitsukawa Enjaku I used the name Onoe Baikô from 1/1859 to 2/1863 but is not considered a formal member of the lineage; he falls between the official Baikô IV and Baikô V.

Inscription

「一トかまへ露の情や朝さくら 梅幸」

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche

豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seal: Monkey intercalary 3 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Yokokawa Hori Take

改印:申壬三改
彫師:横川彫竹

Credit Line

Gift of Porter Sargent