Actors Kawarazaki Gonjûrô I as Yaegaki Monzô (R) and Ichikawa Kodanji IV as Oniazami Seikichi (L)

「八重垣紋三」初代河原崎権十郎 「鬼あざみ清吉」四代目市川小団次

Japanese
Edo period
1859 (Ansei 6), 1st month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Fujiokaya Keijirô (Shôrindô) (Japanese), Blockcutter Koizumi Kanegorô (Hori Kane) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 37 x 50.6 cm (14 9/16 x 19 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.841-2

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 00.841 (left), 00.842 (right)

Play: Kosode Soga Azami no Ironui
Theater: Icbhimura
小袖曽我薊色縫(こそでそがあざみのいろぬい)
市村
 1859、安政06

Signed

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

Markings

Censor's seal: Goat 1 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Kane
改印:未正改
彫師:彫兼

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