Actors Arashi Rikan III as Miyagino (R), Ichikawa Ebizô V as Daifukuya Sôroku (C), and Ichikawa Shikô II as Younger Sister (Imôto) Shinobu (L), from the series Tales of Loyalty Old and New (Kokin chûkô den)

「古今忠孝傳 みやぎ野」 三代目嵐璃寛  「古今忠孝傳 大福や惣ろく」 五代目市川海老蔵  「古今忠孝傳 娘しのぶ」 二代目市川市紅

Japanese
Edo period
1848 (Kôka 5/Kaei 1), 8th month
Artist Gosôtei Hirosada (Japanese, active 1826–1863, died about 1865)


Catalogue Raisonné

Edo-Tokyo Museum, Dai Ukiyo-e ten (2014), #364; Ikeda bunko, Kamigata yakusha-e shûsei, vol. 4 (2003), #106

Dimensions

Vertical chûban triptych; 25 x 52.4 cm (9 13/16 x 20 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

08.541.31a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Go Taiheiki Shiraishi Banashi
Theater: Kado

Signed

Hirosada

広貞

Provenance

By date unknown, Alfred Greenough Collection, Boston, MA; 1884, by inheritance to his uncle, Charles H. Parker, Milton, MA; 1908, bequest of Charles H. Parker to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 17, 2007)

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection