Actors, from right: Sakata Hangorô III as Akazawa Jûnai; Segawa Kikunojô III as Ôiso no Tora; Ichikawa Monnosuke II as Soga no Jûrô; Nakayama Tomisaburô I as Miura no Katagai

三代目坂田半五郎の赤沢十内  三代目瀬川菊之丞の大磯の虎  二代目市川門之助の曽我十郎  初代中山富三郎の片貝

Japanese
Edo period
1792 (Kansei 4), 1st month
Artist Katsukawa Shun'ei (Japanese, 1762–1819)


Dimensions

Hosoban tetraptych; 33 x 57.6 cm (13 x 22 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.374a-c, 54.446

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Tetraptych: 34.374a-c (three right sheets), 54.446 (left sheet)

MFA impressions: 34.374VR (34.374a-c, 54.446); RES.54.173 (center left sheet, corresponding to 34.374c)

Play: Wakamurasaki Edokko Soga
Theater: Ichimura
若紫江戸子曽我(わかむらさきえどっこそが)
 市村

Signed

Shun'ei ga (on each sheet)
春英画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

Special Funds (Sheet 1), April 8, 1954. Nellie P. Carter Collection (Sheets 2, 3, 4), October 4, 1934

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter