Actors Ichikawa Kodanji IV as Togashi no Saemon (R), Kawarazaki Gonjûrô I as Musashibô Benkei (C), and Iwai Kumesaburô III as Minamoto no Yoshitsune (L)

「富樫ノ左衛門」四代目市川小団次 「武蔵坊弁慶」初代河原崎権十郎 「源のよしつね」三代目岩井粂三郎

Japanese
Edo period
1859 (Ansei 6), 6th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.7 x 77.1 cm (14 13/16 x 30 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

00.1007a-b, 00.1008

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 00.1007a-b (left, center), 00.1008 (right)

Play (shosa): Kanjinchô
Play (main feature): Kohada no Kaii Ame mo Furunuma
Theater: Ichimura
勧進帳(かんじんちょう) 長唄
小幡怪異雨古沼(こはだのかいいあめもふるぬま)
市村
 1859、安政06

Signed

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

Markings

Censor's seal: Goat 6 aratame
Blockcutter's marks: Hori Kane (right and left sheets), Koizumi Hori Kane (center sheet)
改印:未六改
彫師:彫兼 小泉彫兼

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