Actors Mimasu Daigorô IV as Iwafuji (R) and Kataoka Gadô II as Ohatsu (L) in Kagamiyama Sugata no Utsushi-e

「鏡山姿写絵」「岩ふじ」四代目三升大五郎  「おはつ」二代目片岡我童

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), 10th month
Artist Gosôtei Hirosada (Japanese, active 1826–1863, died about 1865)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ikeda bunko, Kamigata yakusha-e shûsei, vol. 4 (2003), #486

Dimensions

Vertical chûban diptych; 25 x 36.6 cm (9 13/16 x 14 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

08.541.7a-b

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Kagamiyama Sugata no Utsushi-e
Theater: Naka

Signed

Hirosada (on each sheet)

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