Actors Bandô Hikosaburô V as Konoshita Tôkichi (R), Kawarazaki Gonjûrô I as Ishikawa Goemon (C), and Ichikawa Shinsha I as the Courtesan (Keisei) Fuji (L)

「此下藤吉 坂東彦三郎」(五代目)  「石川五右衛門 河原崎権十郎」(初代)  「けいせいふじ 市川新車」(初代)

Japanese
Edo period
1859 (Ansei 6), 10th month
Artist Utagawa Yoshiiku (Japanese, 1833–1904), Publisher Ebiya Rinnosuke (Kaijudô) (Japanese), Blockcutter Matsushima Masakichi (Hori Masa) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36.8 × 75 cm (14 1/2 × 29 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

00.1328a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Yoshiiku ga (on each sheet)
芳幾画

Markings

Censor's seal: Goat 10 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Matsushima Hori Masa
改印:未十改
彫師:松島彫政

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