Actors Nakamura Nakatarô from Kamigata (Kudari) as Toraishi Hachirô Takekado (R) and Sawamura Tanosuke III as Ayaori, Actually (Jitsu wa) Wakana-hime (L)

「虎石八郎武門 下り中村仲太郎」 「綾織実ハわかな姫 沢村田之助」(三代目)

Japanese
Edo period
1864 (Bunkyû 4/Genji 1), 2nd month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 38 x 51.4 cm (14 15/16 x 20 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

00.843a-b

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Kinoe Ne Soga Daikoku-bashira
Theater: Morita
甲子曽我大国柱(きのえねそがだいこくばしら)
守田
 1864、文久04

Signed

Nanajûkyûsai Toyokuni ga (on each sheet)
七十九歳豊国画

Markings

Censor's seal: Rat 2 aratame
No blockcutter's mark
改印:子二改
彫師:なし

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