Actors Kawarazaki Gonjûrô I as Hayano Kanpei (R) and Iwai Kumesaburô III as Koshimoto Okaru (L)

「早野勘平」初代河原崎権十郎 「こしもとおかる」三代目岩井粂三郎

Japanese
Edo period
1859 (Ansei 6), 9th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano et al., Chûshingura VII (2014), list #1-927, photo p. 70

Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 37.8 x 52 cm (14 7/8 x 20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

00.865-6

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 00.865 (left), 00.866 (right)

MFA impressions: 00.865-6, 11.40842a-b

Play (shosa): Michiyuki Tabiji no Hanamuko
Play: Kanadehon Chûshingura
Theater: Ichimura
道行 旅路の花聟(たびじのはなむこ) 清元
仮名手本忠臣蔵(かなでほんちゅうしんぐら)
市村、三段目
 1859、安政06

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche (on each sheet)
豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seal: Goat 9 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Kin
改印:未九改
彫師:彫金

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 05, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock