Actors Sawamura Sôjûrô II as Yorimasa and Ichimura Uzaemon IX as Makomo no mae

「よりまさ 沢村宗十郎」(二代目)、まこもの前「市村宇左衛門」(九代目)

Japanese
Edo period
1767 (Meiwa 4), 11th month
Artist Torii Kiyomitsu I (Japanese, 1735–1785), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Mutô, Shoki Ukiyo-e to Kabuki (2005), no. 1149

Dimensions

Hosoban; 29.5 x 13.4 cm (11 5/8 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

54.1504

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Nue Shigeto Sakiwake Yusha
Theater: Ichimura
鵺重藤咲分勇者(ぬえしげとうさきわけゆうしゃ)
市村
 明和4年(1767)11月

Signed

Torii Kiyomitsu ga
鳥居清満画

Provenance

1954, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic Langenbach to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 9, 1954)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Langenbach in memory of Charles Hovey Pepper