Beard and Sickle (Kamahige): Actor Ichikawa Danjûrô IX as Sôma Masakado, with an actor from the past as Tawara Tôda, from the series The Eighteen Great Kabuki Plays (Kabuki jûhachiban)

「歌舞伎十八番 鎌髯」 「相馬将門 九世市川団十郎」 「俵藤太」

Japanese
Meiji era
1895 (Meiji 28), December 12
Artist Torii Kiyosada (Japanese, 1844–1901), Artist Hasegawa Kanpei XIV (Tadakiyo) (Japanese, 1847–1929), Publisher Hasegawa Sumi (Japanese), Blockcutter Watanabe Yatarô (Hori Yata) (Japanese, 1850–1913), Printer Surikô Ôkame (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waseda db 201-0138, 201-0150, 201-0176, 201-0185

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.2 x 24 cm (14 1/4 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.53.11

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 12 in the order given on the series contents page. The complete series, plus contents page: RES.53.1 to RES.53.19. (The series also included a title page, which is not in the MFA collection; see Waseda db 201-0123.) The date and publication information for each print was in the left margin, which has been cut off of these impressions.

Signed

Torii Kiyosada ga; Tadakiyo hitsu
鳥居清貞画、忠清筆

Markings

Blockcutter's mark: Horikô Yata
Printer's mark: Surikô Ôkame
Artists' seals: Chôhô; Tadakiyo
彫師:彫工弥太
摺師:摺工大亀

Provenance

1953, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession date: March 12, 1953)

Credit Line

Anonymous Gift