Actors Jitsukawa Enjaku I as Yokozô (R) and Nakamura Kanjaku III as Jihizô (L) in the Play Honchô Nijûshi Kô

「横蔵 実川延若」(初代)  「慈悲蔵 中村翫雀」(三代目)「本朝廿四孝」

Japanese
Meiji era
1870 (Meiji 3), 10th month
Artist Ichiyôtei Yoshitaki (Japanese, 1841–1899)


Catalogue Raisonné

Variant: Ikeda bunko, Kamigata yakusha-e shûsei, vol. 5 (2005), #366

Dimensions

Vertical chûban diptych; 23.9 x 35.8 cm (9 7/16 x 14 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

08.542.28a-b

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Honchô Nijûshi Kô
Theater: Chikugo

Signed

Yoshitaki ga

芳瀧画

Provenance

By date unknown, Alfred Greenough Collection, Boston, MA; 1884, by inheritance to his uncle, Charles H. Parker, Milton, MA; 1908, bequest of Charles H. Parker to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 17, 2007)

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection