Actors Iwai Kumesaburô III as Ayame and Ichikawa Saruzô I as Takane

「あやめ」三代目岩井粂三郎、「たかね」初代市川猿蔵

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), 8th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Ebisuya Shôshichi (Kinshôdô) (Japanese)


Object Place: Japanese

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.2 x 25.2 cm (13 7/8 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.52.13

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: JIraiya Gôketsu Monogatari
Theater: Kawarazaki
児雷也豪傑譚語(じらいやごうけつものがたり)、新浮深熊手の場
河原崎
 1852、嘉永05

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche
豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Murata, Rat 8
No blockcutter's mark
改印:衣笠、村田、子八
彫師:なし

Provenance

1952, gift of Louis Aaron Lebowich (b. 1880), Boston, to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich