Actors Bandô Hikosaburô V as Hayano Kanpei (R) and Sawamura Tanosuke III as Koshimoto Okaru (L)

「早野勘平 坂東彦三郎」(五代目) 「こし元おかる 沢村田之助」(三代目)

Japanese
Edo period
1862 (Bunkyû 2), 6th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Kobayashi Tetsujirô (Maruya Tetsujirô) (Japanese), Blockcutter Yokokawa Takejirô (Hori Take)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 37.1 x 51.1 cm (14 5/8 x 20 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

00.847-8

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 00.847 (left), 00.848 (right)

Play: Kanadehon Chûshingura
Theater: Nakamkura
仮名手本忠臣蔵(かなでほんちゅうしんぐら)
中村
 1862、文久02

Signed

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

Markings

Censor's seal: Dog 6 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Yokokawa Hori Take
改印:戌六改
彫師:横川彫竹

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