Actors Bandô Hikosaburô V as Ôdate Samanosuke (R), Sawamura Tanosuke III as the Shirabyôshi Dancer Shimadera no Sode (C), and Sawamura Tosshô II as Onchi Sakon (L)

「大館左馬之助 坂東彦三郎」(五代目)  「白拍子島寺の袖 沢村田之助」(三代目)  「恩地左近 沢村訥升」(二代目)

Japanese
Edo period
1862 (Bunkyû 2), 6th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 38.7 x 72.4 cm (15 1/4 x 28 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

00.953a-b, 00.953

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 00.953a-b (right and center), 00.954 (left)

Theater: Nakamura
No play found that correspoinds to this scene.
 見立

年代記に該当する興行なし。中村座の予定稿ヵ。

Signed

Kiô Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche (on each sheet)
喜翁豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seal: Dog 6 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Iwa (on right and center sheets)
改印:戌六改
彫師:彫岩

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