Actors Ichikawa Ebizô V as Tanbaya Onizô (R), Onoe Baikô IV as Umegawa of the Tsuchiya (C), and Sawamura Chôjûrô V as Kameya Chûbei (L)

「丹波屋鬼蔵」五代目市川海老蔵  「つちやの梅川」四代目尾上梅幸  「亀屋忠兵衛」五代目沢村長十郎

Japanese
Edo period
1851 (Kaei 4), 3rd month


Catalogue Raisonné

Waseda db 101-3220 (R), 101-3221 (C), 101-3222 (L)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36.3 x 74.7 cm (14 5/16 x 29 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.5121a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play (second feature): Koi no Tayori Sato no Kanabumi
Play (main feature): Hama no Masago Tsukinu Gohiiki
Theater: Kawarazaki
恋飛脚廓以字文(こいのたよりさとのかなぶみ)
浜真砂長久御摂(はまのまさごつきぬごひいき)
 河原崎

Signed

Kôchôrô Toyokuni ga (on right sheet), Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche (on center and left sheets)
豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censors' seals: Hama, Magome
No blockcutter's mark
改印:浜、馬込
彫師:なし

Provenance

Between 1985 and 1995, gift of Pauline Epstein (d. 1995) to her daughter and son-in law, Barbara and Michael Stedman; 2009, gift of Barbara and Michael Stedman to the MFA. (Accession date: December 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Michael and Barbara Stedman in memory of Pauline Epstein