Actors Ichikawa Kuzô III as Daigorô (R), Sawamura Tanosuke III as Dainichi Otake (C), and Nakamura Shikan IV as Nanpô Jûjibei (L)

「大五朗 市川九蔵」(三代目)  「大日お竹 沢村田之助」(三代目) 「南方十次兵衛 中村芝翫」(四代目)

Japanese
Edo period
1864 (Bunkyû 4/Genji 1), 9th month
Artist Toyohara Kunichika (Japanese, 1835–1900), Publisher Iseya Kanekichi (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37 × 76.4 cm (14 9/16 × 30 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1246a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Futatsu Chôchô Iro no Dekiaki
Theater: Morita
双蝶色成曙(ふたつちょういろのできあき)
 守田

Signed

Kunichika ga (on each sheet)
国周画

Markings

Censor's seal: Rat 9 aratame
No blockcutter's mark
Artist's seal: toshidama
改印:子九改
彫師:なし

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