Actors Ichimura Kakitsu IV as Fuwa Bansaku (R), Ichikawa Danzô VI as Ikkyû Hôshi (C), and Bandô Mitsugorô VI as Koshimoto Iwahashi (R)

「不破伴作 市村家橘」(四代目)  「一休法師 市川団蔵」(六代目)  「こし元岩橋 坂東三津五郎」(六代目)

Japanese
Edo period
1865 (Genji 2/Keiô 1), 2nd month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada II (Kunimasa III, Toyokuni IV) (Japanese, 1823–1880), Publisher Ebiya Rinnosuke (Kaijudô) (Japanese), Blockcutter Matsushima Masakichi (Hori Masa) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych

Accession Number

00.1472a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kunisada ga (on each sheet)

国貞画

Markings

Censor's seal: Ox 2 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Masa

改印:丑二改
彫師:彫政

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