Actors Kawarazaki Kunitarô II as Matsukaze, Nakamura Sôjûrô as Mashiba Hisayoshi (R), Ichikawa Monnosuke V as Kôzôshû, Nakamura Karoku II as Mandokoro, and Kawarazaki Gonnosuke I as Satô Masakiyo (R)

「松風 河原崎国太郎」(二代目)、 「真柴久吉 中村宗十郎」  「こう蔵主 市川門之助」(五代目)、  「政所 中村歌六」(二代目)  「佐藤正清 河原崎権之助」(初代)

Japanese
Meiji era
1873 (Meiji 6), September
Artist Toyohara Kunichika (Japanese, 1835–1900), Publisher Yorozuya Magobei (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych

Accession Number

11.41746a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.41746a-c, 11.41854a-c

No date seal visible on either impression.

Signed

Toyohara Kunichika hitsu (on each sheet)

豊原国周筆

Markings

No censor's seal
No blockcutter's mark

改印:なし
彫師:なし

Provenance

By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850–d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; 1911, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 19, 2005)

NOTES:
[1] Much of Bigelow's collection of Asian art was formed during his residence in Japan between 1882 and 1889, although he also made acquisitions in Europe and the United States. Bigelow deposited many of these objects at the MFA in 1890 before donating them to the Museum's collection at later dates.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection