Actors Ichikawa Udanji I as Kajiwara Heiji (R), Kataoka Gatô II as Kajiwara Genta (C), and Mimasu Gennosuke IV as Chidori (L), in Hiragana Seisuiki

「梶原平次 市川右団二」(初代)  「梶原源太 片岡我当」(二代目)  「千鳥 三枡源之助」(四代目) 「ひらかな盛衰記」

Japanese
Edo period
1870 (Meiji 3), 8th month
Artist Ichiyôtei Yoshitaki (Japanese, 1841–1899), Publisher Awaya Bunzô (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical chûban triptych; 23.8 x 52.9 cm (9 3/8 x 20 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

08.542.2a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Hiragana Seisuiki
Theater: Kado
ひらがな盛衰記(ひらがなせいすいき)
 角

Signed

Yoshitaki ga (on each sheet)
芳瀧画

Markings

Unidentified seal or publisher's mark

Provenance

By date unknown, Alfred Greenough Collection, Boston, MA; 1884, by inheritance to his uncle, Charles H. Parker, Milton, MA; 1908, bequest of Charles H. Parker to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 17, 2007)

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection