Actors Nakamura Shikan IV as Nuregami Chôgorô (R), Sawamura Tanosuke III as Hanaregoma Chôkichi (C), and Sawamura Tosshô II as Chôkichi's Older Sister (Ane) Oseki (L)

「ぬれ髪長五郎 中村芝翫」(四代目)  「はなれ駒長吉 沢村田之助」(三代目)  「長吉姉お関 沢村訥升」(二代目)

Japanese
Edo period
1864 (Bunkyû 4/Genji 1), 9th month
Artist Toyohara Kunichika (Japanese, 1835–1900), Publisher Iseya Kanekichi (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych

Accession Number

00.1047a-b, 00.1073

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 00.1047a-b (center and left sheets), 00.1073 (right sheet)

Play: Futatsu Chô Iro no Dekiaki
Theater: Morita
双蝶色成曙(ふたつちょういろのできあき)
 守田

Signed

Kunichika ga (on each sheet)
国周画

Markings

Censor's seal: Rat 9 aratame
No blockcutter's mark
Artist's seal: toshidama
改印:子九改
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