Actor Onoe Kikugorô IV as Senzai, Ichikawa Ebizô V as Okina, and Nakamura Fukusuke I as Sanbasô

四代目尾上菊五郎の千歳、五代目市川海老蔵の翁、初代中村福助の三番叟

Japanese
Edo period
1859 (Ansei 6), 3rd month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Kogaya Katsugorô (Japanese), Blockcutter Yokokawa Takejirô (Hori Take)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.5 x 25.7 cm (14 3/4 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

00.783

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Kotobuki Shiki Sanba
Play (main feature): Hatsu Dôchû Sugoroku Soga
Theater: Nakamura
寿海式三番(ことぶきしきさんば) 長唄
魁道中双禄曽我(はつどうちゅうすごろくそが)
中村、一番目五幕目
 1859、安政06

Signed

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

Markings

Censor's seal: Goat 3 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Take
改印:未参改
彫師:彫竹

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 12, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock