Actors Nakamura Shikan IV as Kongômaru Sonosuke (R), Sawamura Tanosuke III as Kakezara (C), and Ichikawa Kuzô III as Wakasa Shinkichi (L)

「金剛丸素之助 中村芝翫」(四代目)  「かけ皿 沢村田之助」(三代目)  「若徒真吉 市川九蔵」(三代目)

Japanese
Edo period
1865 (Genji 2/Keiô 1), 2nd month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada II (Kunimasa III, Toyokuni IV) (Japanese, 1823–1880), Publisher Iseya Kanekichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waseda db 100-6488 (R), 100-6489 (C), 100-6490 (L)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych

Accession Number

00.986a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Ichibannori Meiki no Sashimono
Theater: Morita
魁駒松梅桜曙☆(いちばんのりめいきのさしもの)
 守田

Signed

Kunisada ga (on each sheet)
国貞画

Markings

Censor's seal: Ox 2 aratame
No blockcutter's mark
改印:丑二改
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