Actors Bandô Mitsugorô III as Fukuoka Mitsugi and Segawa Rokô IV as Aburaya Okon

「福岡みつぎ 坂東三津五郎」(三代目)、「あぶらやおこん 瀬川路考」(四代目)

Japanese
Edo period
1808 (Bunka 5), 2nd month
Artist Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825), Publisher Shimizu (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waseda db 101-3777

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.8 x 24.6 cm (14 1/8 x 9 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.25420

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Hatsudayori Hôrai Soga
Theater: Nakamura
初便春盤飾曽我(はつだよりほうらいそが)
中村
文化05 (1808)・02・06

Signed

Toyokuni ga
豊国画

Provenance

By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850 - d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; 1911, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: August 3, 1911)

NOTES:
[1] Much of Bigelow's collection of Asian art was formed during his residence in Japan between 1882 and 1889, although he also made acquisitions in Europe and the United States. Bigelow deposited many of these objects at the MFA in 1890 before donating them to the Museum's collection at later dates.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection