Actors Ichikawa Kuzô III as Tamajima Kihei (R) and Nakamura Shikan IV as Shimobe Gunpei (L)

「玉島喜兵衛 市川九蔵」(三代目) 「下部軍平 中村芝翫」(四代目)

Japanese
Edo period
1865 (Genji 2/Keiô 1), 1st month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada II (Kunimasa III, Toyokuni IV) (Japanese, 1823–1880), Publisher Iseya Kanekichi (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych

Accession Number

00.845-6

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 00.845 (left), 00.846 (right)

Signed

Kunisada ga (on each sheet)
国貞画

Markings

Censor's seal: Ox 1 aratame
No blockcutter's mark
改印:丑正改
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