Comic Music (Manzaigaku), from the series (?) Large Dolls (Ô-ningyô no uchi)

「万歳樂大人形内」

Japanese
Edo period
1856 (Ansei 3), 5th month
Artist Utagawa Yoshiharu (Japanese, 1828–1888), Publisher Tsujiokaya Bunsuke (Kinshôdô) (Japanese), Blockcutter Koizumi Kanegorô (Hori Kane) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Another print of the same subject: Ono, Misemono fûzoku zushi (1977), p. 150

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23.2 x 34.9 cm (9 1/8 x 13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

49.1294

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Ichibaisai Yoshiharu ga

一梅斎芳晴画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Dragon 5
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Kane

改印:改、辰五
彫師:彫兼

Provenance

1949, gift of Porter Sargent to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Porter Sargent