Actors Ichikawa Kodanji IV as Togashi Saemon, Ichikawa Danjûrô VIII as Musashibô Benkei, and Bandô Takesaburô I as Minamoto no Yoshitsune, with Ôtani Tomoemon IV, Seki Utasuke, and Asao Tamejûrô IV as Servants

四代目大谷友右衛門、「戸樫左衛門」四代目市川小団次、関歌助、四代目浅尾為十郎、「武蔵坊弁慶」八代目市川団十郎、「源義経」初代坂東竹三郎

Japanese
Edo period
1849 (Kaei 2), 3rd month
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Izutsuya Shôkichi, Japanese


Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.8 x 37.8 cm (10 3/16 x 14 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2009.5007.46

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.30412, 2009.5007.46

Play: Kanjinchô
Play (main feature): Date Kurabe Okuni Kabuki
Theater: Kawarazaki

The left edge of this impression is concealed by the album binding.

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga

一勇斎国芳画(芳桐印)

Markings

Censors' seals: Muramatsu, Yoshimura
No blockcutter's mark

改印:村松、吉村
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Source unidentified