Asagao: Actor Jitsukawa Enzaburô I as Abe no Yasuna, from the series Fifty-four Chapters of a Modern Genji (Imayô Genji Gojûyojô no uchi)

「今ようげんじ五十四帖の内 朝皃」「安部安名 実川延三郎」(初代)

Japanese
Meiji era
about 1869 (Meiji 2)
Artist Ichiyôtei Yoshitaki (Japanese, 1841–1899), Publisher Ishikawaya Wasuke (Ishiwa) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ikeda bunko, Kamigata yakusha-e shûsei, vol. 5 (2005), #345

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 23.9 x 17.8 cm (9 7/16 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

08.542.41

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Yoshitaki ga

芳瀧画

Provenance

By date unknown, Alfred Greenough Collection, Boston, MA; 1884, by inheritance to his uncle, Charles H. Parker, Milton, MA; 1908, bequest of Charles H. Parker to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 17, 2007)

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection