Actor Sawamura Tanosuke III as the Courtesan (Keisei) Yûgiri, from an untitled series of actor portraits

「契情夕霧」 三代沢村田之助

Japanese
Edo period
1861 (Man'en 2/Bunkyû 1), 4th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Kagiya Shôbei (Japanese), Blockcutter Koizumi Kanegorô (Hori Kane) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.3 x 25.5 cm (14 11/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.773

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

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

Markings

Censor's seal: Chicken 4 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Koizumi Hori Kane
改印:酉四改
彫師:小泉彫兼

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