Actors Bandô Hikosaburô V as Ashikaga Mitsuuji (R), Kawarazaki Gonjûrô I as the Dance Teacher (Maishinan) Shinonome (C), and Iwai Shijaku II as Tasogare (L)

「足利光氏 坂東彦三郎」(五代目) 「舞指南しのゝめ 河原崎権十郎」(初代) 「たそがれ 岩井紫若」(二代目)

Japanese
Edo period
1864 (Bunkyû 4/Genji 1), 10th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada II (Kunimasa III, Toyokuni IV) (Japanese, 1823–1880), Publisher Maruya Kyûshirô, Blockcutter Katada Chôjirô (Hori Chô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych

Accession Number

00.990a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 00.990a-c, 11.38744a-c

Play: Nise Murasaki Inaka Genji
Theater: Nakamura

Signed

Kunisada ga (on each sheet)
国貞画

Markings

Censor's seal: Rat 10 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Chô (on each sheet)
改印:子十改
彫師:彫長

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