Actor Onoe Kikugorô IV as Yasaku's Wife (Nyôbô) Okayo

「弥作女房おかよ」四代目尾上菊五郎

Japanese
Edo period
1858 (Ansei 5), 5th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Izutsuya Shôkichi, Japanese


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37 x 25.6 cm (14 9/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.751

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Probably one sheet of an incomplete triptych.

Signed

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

Markings

Censor's seal: Horse 5
No blockcutter's mark
改印:午五
彫師:なし

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