Actors Ichikawa Udanji I as the Mistress (Mekake) Otomi (R) and Kataoka Gatô II as Izutsu Yosaburô (L) in Tsuta Moyô Koi no Yokogushi

「蔦鍛恋の横くし」 「妾お富 市川右団二」(初代)  「伊豆津与三郎 片岡我当」(二代目)

Japanese
Meiji era
1870 (Meiji 3), 10th month
Artist Ichiyôtei Yoshitaki (Japanese, 1841–1899)


Catalogue Raisonné

Other prints for the same play: Ikeda bunko 5, #362-3

Dimensions

Vertical chûban diptych; 23.4 x 35.4 cm (9 3/16 x 13 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

08.542.18a-b

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Tsuta Moyô Koi no Yokogushi
Theater: Kado

Signed

Yoshitaki ga

芳瀧画

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