Actors Iwai Kumesaburô III as both Osome and Hisamatsu; Iwai Kumesaburô III as Omitsu and Ichikawa Kuzô II as a Monkey Trainer (Sarumawashi), No. 33 from an untitled series

「おそめ」・「久まつ」・「おみつ」三代目岩井粂三郎、「さる廻し」二代目市川九蔵 「三十三」

Japanese
Edo period
1850 (Kaei 3), 1st month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Kobayashi Taijirô (Bunseidô / Bunshôdô)


Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.8 x 37.8 cm (10 3/16 x 14 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2009.5007.36

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.25933, 2009.5007.36

Play (second feature): Osome Hisamatsu Ukina no Yomiuri
Play (main feature): Yama Warau Haru no Kiyomizu
Theater: Kawarazaki

The left edge of this impression is concealed by the album binding.

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche

豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Watanabe
No blockcutter's mark

改印:衣笠、渡辺
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Source unidentified