Butsumetsu: Actor Nakamura Shikan III as Akechi Samagorô, from the series Matches for the Six Days of Divination (Mitate Rokuyôsei)

「見立六曜星 仏滅」「明智左馬五郎 中村芝蔵」(三代目)

Japanese
Meiji era
1870 (Meiji 3), 10th month


Catalogue Raisonné

Waseda db 016-1771

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 24 x 17.2 cm (9 7/16 x 6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

08.542.7

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The complete series: 08.542.3 to 08.542.8 .

Play: Matsushita Kaheiji Renga Hyôban
Theater: Horie
松下嘉平治連歌評判(まつしたかへいじれんがひょうばん)
 堀江

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