Actors Sakata Hangorô III (R) and Ichikawa Komazô III (L)

三代目坂田半五郎 三代目市川高麗蔵の浮世小僧戸平実ハ団三郎ヵ

Japanese
Edo period
1790 (Kansei 2), 1st month


Dimensions

Hosoban diptych; 29.3 x 27.4 cm (11 9/16 x 10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.172a-b

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.18203VR (11.18203, 11.18246); RES.54.172a-b

Play: Haru no Nishiki Date-zome Soga
Theater: Nakamura

Roles played by Hangorô III: Kotôta, Ise Kaidô no Gantetsu; roles played by Komazô III: Soga no Jûrô, Ukiyo Kozô, actually Dozaburô; it is unclear which roles are shown here.
春錦伊達染曽我(はるのにしきだてそめそが)
 中村

Signed

Shun'ei ga (on each sheet)
春英画

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—MFA Chinese Expedition, 1923-24