Actors Nakamura Daikichi III as Umegawa (R) and Jitsukawa Enzaburô I as Chûbei (L), from the series Stories of Loyalty and Familial Devotion (Chûkô den no uchi)

「忠孝伝之内 梅川」 三代目中村大吉 「忠孝伝之内 忠兵衛」 初代実川延三郎

Japanese
Edo period
1848 (Kôka 5/Kaei 1), 9th month


Catalogue Raisonné

Ikeda bunko, Kamigata yakusha-e shûsei, vol. 4 (2003), #117

Dimensions

Vertical chûban diptych; 25.1 x 34.9 cm (9 7/8 x 13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

08.541.35a-b

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Koibikyaku Yamato Ôrai
Theater: Naka
恋飛脚大和往来(こいびきゃくやまとおうらい)
 中

Signed

Hirosada
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