Actors Nakamura Utaemon IV as Kumasaka Chôhan (R) and Iwai Kumesaburô III as Ushiwakamaru (L)

「熊坂長範」四代目中村歌右衛門  「牛若丸」三代目岩井粂三郎

Japanese
Edo period
1848 (Kôka 5/Kaei 1), 1st month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 36 x 49.6 cm (14 3/16 x 19 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

17.3216.21-2

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 17.3216.21 (right), 17.3216.22 (left)

MFA impressions: 11.43782a-b, 17.3216.21-2

Play: Tsuki no Ume Megumi no Kagekiyo
Theater: Nakamura
月梅摂景清(つきのうめめぐみのかげきよ)
 中村

Signed

Hanmoto no konomi ni makasete Toyokuni ga (on each sheet)
板元の好まかせて豊国画

Markings

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection