Actors Kataoka Ichizô I as Jirozô (R) and Kataoka Gadô II as Heiji (L), in Akogi ga ura monogatari

「次郎蔵 片岡市蔵」(初代) 「平次 片岡我童」(二代目)

Japanese
Edo period
1851 (Kaei 4), 10th month
Artist Gosôtei Hirosada (Japanese, active 1826–1863, died about 1865)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ikeda bunko, Kamigata yakusha-e shûsei, vol. 4 (2003), #409

Dimensions

Vertical chûban diptych; 25 x 36.8 cm (9 13/16 x 14 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

08.541.8a-b

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Seishû Akogi ga ura
Theater: Chikugo

Signed

Hirosada

広貞

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