Actor Onoe Kikugorô IV as Tagane no Oren, from the series Mirrors for Collage Pictures in the Modern Style (Imayô oshi-e kagami)

「今様押絵鏡 多金のおれん」 四代目尾上菊五郎

Japanese
Edo period
1860 (Ansei 7/Man'en 1), 2nd month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Fujiokaya Keijirô (Shôrindô) (Japanese), Blockcutter Yokokawa Takejirô (Hori Take)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 39.1 x 26.4 cm (15 3/8 x 10 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

49.1771

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 49.1771, RES.11.5764.4

Play: Kinpeibai Soga no Tamamono
Theater: Nakamura

Inscription

「榊をも仇にむすひつ春の風 梅婦」

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche

豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seal: Monkey 2 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Yokokawa Hori Take

改印:申二改
彫師:横川彫竹

Provenance

1949, gift of Porter Sargent to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Porter Sargent