Actor Onoe Kikugorô III as Nagoya Sanza

三代目尾上菊五郎の名古屋山三

Japanese
Edo period
about 1835–36 (Tenpô 6–7)
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, Kuniyoshi & Kunisada (2016), #42 (complete); Rijksmuseum, Surimono: Poetry and Image (2000), #82 (C and L only); Keyes, Surimono (Spencer Museum cat., 1984), cat. no. 154, pl. 41 (L only); Polster & Marks, Surimono (1980), p. 319 (C only)

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 21.2 x 18.6 cm (8 3/8 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1951

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink, color, and metallic pigment on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Left sheet of incomplete triptych.

MFA impressions: 00.1950 (left sheet only), 00.1951 (right sheet only), 11.26064-6

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga
一勇斎国芳画

Provenance

January 1900, purchased at the Brinkley-Condor Sale by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. (Accession Date: January 9, 1900)

Credit Line

General Funds