Actor Onoe Kazuichi III as the Pirate (Kaizoku) Hassôtobi no Yoichi, from the series Mirrors for Collage Pictures in the Modern Style (Imayô oshi-e kagami)

「今様押絵鏡 海賊八艘飛の与市」 三代目尾上和市

Japanese
Edo period
1860 (Ansei 7/Man'en 1), 5th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Fujiokaya Keijirô (Shôrindô) (Japanese), Blockcutter Yokokawa Takejirô (Hori Take)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.6 x 24.5 cm (14 7/16 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

00.801

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 00.801, 11.29548

Play: Chûshin Akatsuki no Tori
Theater: Morita
忠臣曙金鶏(ちゅうしんあかつきのとり)
守田
 1860、万延01

Inscription

「無造作なあいそふりなり沖★ 松朝」

Signed

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

Markings

Censor's seal: Monkey 5 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Yokokawa Hori Take
改印:申五改
彫師:横川彫竹

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