Actors Ichikawa Udanji I as the Ghost (Bôrei) of Oiwa (R) and Mimasu Daigorô V as Tamiya Iemon (L), in Tôkaidô Yotsuya Kaidan

「東海道四谷怪談」 「お岩亡霊 市川右団二」(初代)  「民谷伊左衛門 三枡大五郎」(五代目)

Japanese
Edo period
1870 (Meiji 3), 8th month
Artist Gochôtei Sadahiro (Japanese, active about 1830–1850)


Dimensions

Vertical chûban diptych; 24 x 35.6 cm (9 7/16 x 14 in.)

Accession Number

08.542.12a-b

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Tôkaidô Yotsuya Kaidan
Theater: Kado
東海道四谷怪談(とうかいどうよつやかいだん)
 角

Signed

Sadahiro (on each sheet)
貞広

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