Actors, from right: Ichikawa Danzô VI as Hige no Ikyû, Kawarazaki Gonjûrô I as Agemaki no Sukeroku, Iwai Kumesaburô III as Miuraya Agemaki, and Nakamura Shikan IV as a Vendor of White Sake (Shirozake-uri)

「髦の意休 市川団蔵」(六代目) 「揚巻ノ助六 河原崎権十郎」(初代) 「三うらや揚巻 岩井粂三郎」(三代目) 「白さけうり 中村芝翫」(四代目)

Japanese
Edo period
1862 (Bunkyû 2), 2nd month


Dimensions

Vertical ôban tetraptych; 38 x 101.5 cm (14 15/16 x 39 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.769, 00.1021a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Tetraptych: 00.769 (left sheet), 00.1021a-c (three right sheets)

Note: Order of sheets may not be correct.

Play (finale): Sukeroku Yukari no Edo-zakura
Play (main feature): Aoto Zôshi Hana no Nishiki-e
Theater: Ichimura
青砥稿花紅彩画(あおとぞうしはなのにしきえ)
助六所縁江戸桜(すけろくゆかりのえどざくら)、河東
市村、二番目大切
 1862、文久02、03・01

Signed

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

Markings

Censor's seal: Dog 2 aratame
No blockcutter's mark
改印:戌二改
彫師:なし

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