Actors Iwai Kumesaburô III as Fukushimaya Osono (R) and Ichimura Uzaemon XIII as the Carpenter (Daiku) Rokuza (L)

「福島屋お其」三代目岩井粂三郎  「大工六三」十三代目市村羽左衛門

Japanese
Edo period
1862 (Bunkyû 2), 1st month


Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 37.1 x 51.8 cm (14 5/8 x 20 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

00.745, 00.749

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 00.745 (right), 00.749 (left)

Play: Koi Musubu Uchiwa no Date Himo
Theater: Ichimura
恋取組団伊達紐(こいむすぶうちわのだてひも)
市村
 1862(文久02)

Signed

Kiô Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche (on each sheet)
喜翁豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seal: Dog 1 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Horikô Koizumi Kane (on left sheet), Hori Kane (on right sheet)
Unidentified publisher's mark
改印:戌正改
彫師:彫工小泉兼 彫兼

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