Actors Bandô Hikosaburô V as Oguri Sôtan, actually Kaneuji; Sawamura Tosshô II as Manchô's Daughter (Musume) Okoma (R); and Sawamura Tanosuke III as Kohagi, actually Terute-hime (L)

「小栗半官実は兼氏 坂東彦三郎」(五代目)、「万丁娘お駒 沢村訥升」(二代目)  「小萩実は照手前 沢村田之助」(三代目)

Japanese
Edo period
1862 (Bunkyû 2), 10th month
Artist Utagawa Yoshitora (Japanese, active about 1836–1887), Publisher Enshûya Hikobei (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 37 × 50.5 cm (14 9/16 × 19 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

00.1270a-b

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Hime Kurabe…
Theater: Nakamura

Advance publicity for a play that would open in the 11th month.

Signed

Yoshitora ga (on each sheet)
芳虎画

Markings

Censor's seal: Dog 10 aratame
No blockcutter's mark
改印:戌十改
彫師:なし

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