Actors Onoe Kikujirô II as Fuji no kata, Nakayama Ichizô I as Yamana Sôzen (R), and Iwai Kumesaburô III as Jirô Kanja (L)

「ふじの方」二代目尾上菊次郎、「山名宗全」初代中山市蔵 「治郎冠者」三代目岩井粂三郎

Japanese
Edo period
1851 (Kaei 4), 8th month


Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 37 x 51.5 cm (14 9/16 x 20 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.29975, 11.45169

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 11.29975 (right sheet), 11.45169 (left sheet)

MFA impressions: 11.29975VR (11.29975, 11.45169), 11.43745a-b

Play: Higashiyama Sakura Zôshi
Theater: Nakamura
東山桜荘子(ひがしやまさくらぞうし)
 中村

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche (on each sheet)
豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censors' seals: Hama, Magome
No blockcutter's mark
改印:浜、馬込
彫師:なし

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection