Actors Jitsukawa Enzaburô I as Motome (R) and Arashi Rikan III as Omiwa (L), in Imoseyama Onna Teikin

「もとめ 実川延三郎」(初代)  「おみわ 嵐璃寛」(三代目) 「妹背山婦女庭訓」

Japanese
Edo period
1870 (Meiji 3), 4th month
Artist Ichiyôtei Yoshitaki (Japanese, 1841–1899)


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

08.542.24a-b

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Imoseyama Onna Teikin
Theater: Kita Shinchi
妹背山婦女庭訓(いもせやまおんあていきん)
 北新地

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