Actors Iwai Kumesaburô III as Tagoto-hime, actually Teruta (R), and Ichikawa Danjûrô VIII as Jiraiya (L)

「田毎姫実は照田」三代目岩井粂三郎 「児雷也」八代目市川団十郎

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), 6th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Tsutaya Kichizô (Kôeidô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 35.6 x 49.2 cm (14 x 19 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.29238, 11.29806

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 11.29238 (right), 11.29806 (left)

MFA impressions: 11.29238VR (11.29238, 11.29806), 11.43898a-b

Play: Jiraiya Gôketsu Monogatari
Theater: Kawarazaki

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche

豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censors' seals: Fuku, Muramatsu, Rat 6
No blockcutter's mark

改印:福、村松、子六
彫師:なし

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection