Actors Onoe Kikujirô II as Tonomo's Fiancee (Iinazuke) Tsukasa, Ichikawa Kuzô II as Mochizuki Saemon, Nakamura Utaemon IV as Ôtaka Tonomo, and Iwai Kumesaburô III as Innami Kazuma, in Takagi Oriemon Budô Jitsuroku

「高木折右エ門 武道実録」「主殿云号司」二代目尾上菊次郎、「望月左衛門」二代目市川九蔵、「大高主殿」四代目中村歌右衛門、「印南数馬」三代目岩井粂三郎

Japanese
Edo period
1848 (Kôka 5/Kaei 1), 8th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Tsujiya Yasubei (Japanese)


Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.8 x 37.8 cm (10 3/16 x 14 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2009.5007.38

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.25916, 2009.5007.38

Play (shosa, Act 6 of Part 1): Imayô Mochizuki
Play (main feature): Takagi Oriemon Budô Jitsuroku
Theater: Nakamura

The left edge of this impression is concealed by the album binding.

Signed

Ôju Toyokuni ga

応需豊国画(年玉印)

Markings

Censors' seals: Mera, Murata
No blockcutter's mark

改印:米良、村田
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Source unidentified