Actors Bandô Mitsugorô VI as Hime Kôbai (R), Ichikawa Kodanji IV as Ne no Izaemon (C), and Nakamura Fukusuke II as Shingo Yatarô (L)

「姫紅梅 坂東三津五郎」(六代目)  「根の井左衛門 市川小団次」(四代目)  「新五小太郎 中村福助」(二代目)

Japanese
Edo period
1864 (Bunkyû 4/Genji 1), 9th month
Artist Toyohara Kunichika (Japanese, 1835–1900), Publisher Ebiya Rinnosuke (Kaijudô) (Japanese), Blockcutter Matsushima Masakichi (Hori Masa) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych

Accession Number

00.1247a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kunichika ga (on each sheet)

国周画

Markings

Censor's seal: Rat 9 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Matsushima Hori Masa (on each sheet)
Artist's seal: toshidama

改印:子九改
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