Actors Matsumoto Kôshirô V as Naniwa no Jirosaku (R), Iwai Hanshirô V as the Kamuro Tayori (C), and Bandô Mitsugorô III as Azuma no Yoshirô (L)

「なにわの二郎作 松本幸四郎」(五代目) 「禿たより 岩井半四郎」(五代目) 「東の与四郎 坂東三津五郎」(三代目)

Japanese
Edo period
1826 (Bunsei 9), 7th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Matsumura Tatsuemon (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych

Accession Number

2009.5117a-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: *11.43421a-c (deaccessioned in 2012), 2009.5117a-c

Play (shosa, finale of Part 2): Modorikago Iro ni Aigata
Play (main feature): Taiheiki Chûshin Kôshaku
Theater: Ichimura
戻駕色相肩(もどりかごいろにあいがた) 常磐津
太平記忠臣講釈(たいへいきちゅうしんこうしゃく)
市村、二番目大切
 1826、文政09、07・01

Signed

Gototei Kunisada ga (on each sheet)
五渡亭国貞画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

Between 1985 and 1995, gift of Pauline Epstein (d. 1995) to her daughter and son-in law, Barbara and Michael Stedman; 2009, gift of Barbara and Michael Stedman to the MFA. (Accession date: December 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Michael and Barbara Stedman in memory of Pauline Epstein