Daian: Actor Nakamura Sôjûrô as Mashiba Hisayoshi, from the series Matches for the Six Days of Divination (Mitate Rokuyôsei)

「見立六曜星 大安」 「真柴久吉 中村宗十郎」

Japanese
Meiji era
1870 (Meiji 3), 10th month
Artist Ichiyôtei Yoshitaki (Japanese, 1841–1899)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waseda db 016-1770

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 24 x 16.9 cm (9 7/16 x 6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

08.542.8

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

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