Actors Nakamura Shikan IV as Makimura's Servant (Shimobe) Shihei (R) and Sawamura Tanosuke III as Kijin Omatsu (L)

「牧村下部芝平 中村芝翫」(四代目) 「鬼神おまつ 沢村田之助」(三代目)

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


Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych

Accession Number

00.833, 00.915

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 00.833 (right), 00.915 (left)

Play: Momochidori Sakigake Soga
Theater: Morita
百鵆魁曽我(ももちどりさきがけそが)
 守田

Signed

Kunisada ga (on each sheet)
国貞画

Markings

Censor's seal: Ox 1 aratame
No blockcutter's mark
改印:丑正改
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