Actor Onoe Kikugorô III as Usugumo, in The Fifty-three Stations: Haunting at Okazaki Station (Gojûsan tsugi no uchi Okazaki shuku no yôkai)

五十三次乃内岡崎 「うす雲」三代目尾上菊五郎

Japanese
Edo period
1847 (Kôka 4), 7th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Jôshûya Jûshichi (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 39.2 x 27 cm (15 7/16 x 10 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.3216.5

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Center sheet of incomplete triptych.

MFA impressions: 11.29100 (right sheet only), 11.29230-2 (complete triptych), 17.3216.5 (center sheet only)

Play: Onoe Kikugorô Ichidai Banashi
Theater: Ichimura

Signed

Hanmoto no ôju Toyokuni ga

梓元の応需豊国画

Markings

Censors' seals: Muramatsu, Yoshimura
No blockcutter's mark

改印:村松、吉村
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection