Actors Ichikawa Udanji I as the Ghost (Rei) of Oiwa (R) and Mimasu Daigoro V as Tamiya Iemon (L) in the Dream Scene (Yume no ba) of Tôkaidô Yotsuya Kaidan

「東海道四ッ谷怪談 夢の場」 「お岩ノ霊 市川右団二」(初代)  「民谷伊左衛門 三枡大五郎」(五代目)

Japanese
Meiji era
1870 (Meiji 3), 8th month
Artist Ichiyôtei Yoshitaki (Japanese, 1841–1899)


Dimensions

Vertical chûban diptych; 23.9 x 35.8 cm (9 7/16 x 14 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

08.542.21a-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

Signed

Yoshitaki ga

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