Actors Nakamura Utaemon IV as Hidari Jingorô (R), Onoe Baikô IV as Umegae (C), and Matsumoto Kinshô I as Fujitarô of Sumiyoshi (L)

「左甚五郎」四代目中村歌右衛門  「梅ヶ枝」四代目尾上梅幸  「住吉の住人富士太郎」初代松本錦升

Japanese
Edo period
1847 (Kôka 4), 4th month


Catalogue Raisonné

Kuniyoshi Project db

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.6 x 72.4 cm (14 x 28 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.45469a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play (finale of part 2): Toki no HIna Asakusa Hakkei
Play (main feature): Fukuju Kaiku Ryô Denki
Theater: Kawarazaki

時翫雛浅草八景(ときのひなあさくさはっけい)
福聚海駒量伝記(ふくじゅかいくりょうでんき)
 河原崎

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga (on each sheet)
一勇斎国芳画

Markings

Censors' seals: Muramatsu, Yoshimura
No blockcutter's mark
改印:村松、吉村
彫師:なし

Provenance

By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850–d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; 1911, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 19, 2005)

NOTES:
[1] Much of Bigelow's collection of Asian art was formed during his residence in Japan between 1882 and 1889, although he also made acquisitions in Europe and the United States. Bigelow deposited many of these objects at the MFA in 1890 before donating them to the Museum's collection at later dates.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection