Actors Sawamura Tanosuke III as Kangiku no Tanokichi (R), Sawamura Tosshô II as Kamegiku no Jô (?) (C), and Ichimura Kakitsu IV as Shiragiku no Kakichi (L)

「環菊の田の吉」三代目沢村田之助  「亀菊の尉ヵ」二代目沢村訥升  「白菊の嘉吉」四代目市村家橘

Japanese
Edo period
1862 (Bunkyû 2), 10th month
Artist Toyohara Kunichika (Japanese, 1835–1900), Publisher Ôtaya Takichi (Hori Takichi) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych

Accession Number

00.983-5

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 00.983 (center), 00.984 (left), 00.985 (right)

“Kangiku” was the name of one of the crests of the Sawamura acting family.

Signed

Kunichika ga, in toshidama cartouche (on each sheet)
国周画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seal: Dog 10 aratame
No blockcutter's mark
改印:戌十改
彫師:なし

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 05, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock