Actors Ichikawa Komazô III as Kameya Chûbei and Nakayama Tomisaburô I as Umegawa

三代目市川高麗蔵の亀屋忠兵衛と初代中山富三郎の梅川

Japanese
Edo period
1794 (Kansei 6), 8th month
Artist Tôshûsai Sharaku (Japanese, active 1794–1795), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Dai Sharaku ten (1995), #059; Ukiyo-e shûka 11 (1979), list #066

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.1 x 24.3 cm (14 3/16 x 9 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7236

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.16483, 21.7236

Play (shosa, finale of Part 2): Tsuki no Mayu Koi no Monaka
Play (second feature): Yomo no Nishiki Kokyô no Tabiji
Play (main feature): Shinrei Yaguchi no Watashi
Theater: Kiri
月眉恋最中(つきのまゆこいのもなか)、2番目大詰、常磐津
四方錦故郷旅路(よものにしきこきょうのたびじ)、2番目
神霊矢口渡(しんれいやぐちのわたし)、1番目
 桐

Signed

Tôshûsai Sharaku ga
東洲斎写楽画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

September 1912, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection