Actors Kataoka Gatô II as Izutsu Yosaburô (R) and Ichikawa Udanji I as the Mistress (Mekake) Otomi (L), in Act 2 of Tsuta Moyô Koi no Yokogushi

「蔦鍛恋の横櫛 巻ノ弐」 「伊豆津与三郎 片岡我当」(二代目)  「妾お富 市川右団二」(初代)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Other prints for the same play: Ikeda bunko 5, #362-3

Dimensions

Vertical chûban diptych; 23.9 x 35.6 cm (9 7/16 x 14 in.)

Accession Number

08.542.19a-b

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Tsuta Moyô Koi no Yokogushi
Theater: Kado

Signed

Yoshitaki ga (on each sheet)

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