Actors Bandô Hikosaburô V as Tonase and Sawamura Tosshô II as Konami, in Act VIII, from an untitled series of The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers (Chûshingura)

忠臣蔵 「八段目」 「となせ 坂東彦三郎」(五代目)、「小なみ 沢村訥升」(二代目)

Japanese
Edo period
1862 (Bunkyû 2), 6th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Iseya Kanekichi (Japanese), Blockcutter Horikô Ko-Kin (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.3 x 26.1 cm (14 11/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

00.781

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

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

Markings

Censor's seal: Dog 6 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Horikô Ko-Kin
改印:戌六改
彫師:彫工小金

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 12, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock