Actors Nakamura Shibazô II as ... (R) and Bandô Hikosaburô V as Kiritarô (R), in Kiritarô Majutsu no Techô

「霧太郎魔術手帳」 「 中村芝蔵」(二代目)  「霧太郎 坂東彦三郎」(五代目)

Japanese
Meiji era
1869 (Meiji 2), 9th month
Artist Ichiyôtei Yoshitaki (Japanese, 1841–1899)


Dimensions

Vertical chûban diptych; 23.8 x 35.7 cm (9 3/8 x 14 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

08.542.35a-b

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Kiritarô Majutsu no Techô
Theater: Horie
霧太郎魔術手帳
 堀江

Signed

Yoshitaki ga
芳瀧画

Markings

Unidentified seal, "aratame"?

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