Actors Bandô Shûka I as the Geisha Gaku no Kosan and Ichikawa Danjûrô VIII as Tobi-no-mono Omatsuri Kingorô, from an untitled series

「げひしやがくの小さん」初代坂東しうか、「鳶の者於祭の金五良」八代目市川団十郎

Japanese
Edo period
1850 (Kaei 3), 9th month
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37 x 24.8 cm (14 9/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

50.2318

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.15991, 50.2318

Play: Chikai Musubi Ukina no Tategaku
Theater: Nakamura

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga (on right image), Kuniyoshi ga (on left image)

一勇斎国芳画

Markings

Censors' seals: Fuku, Muramatsu
No blockcutter's mark
No publisher's mark

改印:福、村松
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Gift of Porter Sargent