Actors Onoe Baikô III in His Hit Role as the Ghost (Yûkon) of Kasane (above) and Sawamura Tosshô I as Kinugawa Yoemon (below)
「かさねゆうこん 尾上梅幸 新工風大当り／＼」（三代目尾上菊五郎） 「木下川与右衛門 沢村訥升」（初代）
Vertical ôban, upright diptych; 37.2 x 25.4 cm (14 5/8 x 10 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Diptych: 11.39338 (top), 11.39359 (bottom)
Play: Kuruwa Kuruwa Date no Ôyose
According to surviving programs for the play, the role of Yoemon was played by Mimasu Gennosuke I.
Gototei Kunisada ga (on each sheet)
Censor's seal: kiwame
By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850 – d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; 1911, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: August 3, 1911)
 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.
William Sturgis Bigelow Collection