Actors Asao Asatarô as Tôma Saburôemon, Fujikawa Tôkurô as the Footman (Yakko) Udesuke (L), Jitsukawa Enjaku I as Hayase Iori, and Ichikawa Ichijûrô II as Adachi Motoemon (R), in Katakiuchi Tengajaya-mura

「東間三郎右衛門 浅尾朝太郎」、「奴うで助 藤川鐘九郎」  「早瀬伊織 実川延若」(初代)、「安達元右衛門 市川市十郎」(二代目) 「かたきうち天下茶店聚」

Japanese
Edo period
1863 (Bunkyû 3), 8th month
Artist Nansuitei Yoshiyuki (Japanese, 1835–1879)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kitagawa, "Bosuton bijutsukan shozô Kamigata-e mokuroku" (Kansai daigaku, 2007), p. 117

Dimensions

Vertical chûban diptych; 24.4 x 35.5 cm (9 5/8 x 14 in.)

Accession Number

11.36231a-b

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Katakiuchi Tengajaya-mura
Theater: Chikugo
敵討殿下茶屋聚(かたきうちてんがちゃやむら)
 筑後

Signed

Yoshiyuki (on each sheet)
芳雪

Provenance

By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850–d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; 1911, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 19, 2005)

NOTES:
[1] Much of Bigelow's collection of Asian art was formed during his residence in Japan between 1882 and 1889, although he also made acquisitions in Europe and the United States. Bigelow deposited many of these objects at the MFA in 1890 before donating them to the Museum's collection at later dates.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection