Actors Nakamura Utaemon III as Yamazaki Yogorô (R) and Nakamura Karoku I as Fujiya Azuma (L)

「山崎与五郎 中村歌右衛門」 「ふじ屋あづま 中村歌六」

Japanese
Edo period
1827 (Bunsei 10), 7th month
Artist Shunshosai Hokuchô (Japanese, active 1822–1830), Publisher Shôhonya Seishichi (Honsei) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kitagawa, "Bosuton bijutsukan shozô Kamigata-e mokuroku" (Kansai daigaku, 2007), p. 96 (as 11.35315-6; this # not listed); Ikeda bunko, Kamigata yakusha-e shûsei, vol. 2 (1998), #192

Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 37.6 x 50.9 cm (14 13/16 x 20 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.3210.22-3

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 17.3210.22 (left), 17.3210.23 (right)

MFA impressions: 11.35315-6, 17.3210.22-3

From an album in which the names of the actors were covered with slips of decorative paper.

Play: Futatsu Chôcho Kuruwa Nikki
Theater: Kado
双蝶々曲輪日記 (ふたつちょうちょうくるわにっき)
 角

Signed

Shunshosai Hokuchô ga (on each sheet)
春曙斎北頂画

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection