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


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
本朝廿四孝(ほんちょうにじゅうしこう)
 筑後

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