Actors Ichimura Kakitsu IV as Fuwa Bansaku (R) and Sawamura Tosshô II as Nagoya Kosanza (L)

「不破伴作 市村家橘」(四代目)  「名古屋小山三 沢村訥升」(二代目)

Japanese
Edo period
1865 (Genji 2/Keiô 1), 1st month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada II (Kunimasa III, Toyokuni IV) (Japanese, 1823–1880), Publisher Yamamura Kinzaburô (Japanese), Blockcutter Katada Chôjirô (Hori Chô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych

Accession Number

00.837, 00.855

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 00.837 (left), 00.855 (right)

Play: Tsuru no Chitose Soga no Kadomatsu
Theater: Ichimura
鶴千歳曽我門松(つるのちとせそがのかどまつ)
 市村

Signed

Kunisada ga (on each sheet)
国貞画

Markings

Censor's seal: Ox 1 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Chô (with a different spelling on each sheet)
改印:丑正改
彫師:ほり長、彫長

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 05, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock