Actors Ichikawa Yaozô II as Tokubei (R) and Segawa Kikunojô II as Ohatsu (L) (in 1767.2) OR Ichikawa Yaozô II as Akaneya Hanshichi (R) and Segawa Kikunojô II as Sankatsu (L) (in 1768.8)

二代目市川八百蔵の徳兵衛 と 二代目瀬川菊之丞のおはつ ヵ 二代目市川八百蔵の茜屋半七 と 二代目瀬川菊之丞のさんかつ

Japanese
Edo period
1767 (Meiwa 4), 2nd month OR 1768 (Meiwa 5), 8th month)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 2, British Museum II (1988), fig. 78 (L only); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Bunchô list, #71 (R) and #73 (L); Waterhouse, Harunobu and His Age (1964), #1 (L only, no date)

Dimensions

Hosoban diptych; 32.2 x 27.4 cm (12 11/16 x 10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.1038, 11.18524

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 06.1038 (left), 11.18524 (right)

MFA impressions: 06.1038VR (complete diptych: 06.1038, 11.18524), 21.4686 (right sheet only)

Play: Yo ni Ôsaka Nitsui no Myôto
Theater: Ichimura, 1767.2
OR
Play: Michiyuki Obana ga Tsuyu
Theater: Nakamura, 1768.8
世大阪二対女夫(よにおほさかについのめうと)、市村 ヵ
 道行尾花が露(みちゆきおばながつゆ)、中村

Signed

Ippitsusai Bunchô ga (on each sheet)
一筆齊文調画

Markings

Artist's seal: Mori uji

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection