Imaginary Scene of a Private Kabuki Performance, a Triptych (Mitate zashiki kyôgen, sanmaitsuzuki)

「見立座敷狂言 三枚続」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1821–22 (Bunsei 4–5)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Iwatoya Kisaburô (Eirindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, Printed Treasures (2008), #106; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 248, ôban triptych #100; Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 9 (1981), #47; Tanba 1965, #122

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.2 x 77 cm (14 5/8 x 30 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.1537-9

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 54.1537 (right), 54.1538 (center), 54.1539 (left)

Signed

Ôju Utagawa Hiroshige ga (on right sheet), Utagawa Hiroshige ga (on center sheet), Ôju Hiroshige ga (on left sheet)
応需歌川広重画 歌川広重画 応需広重画

Provenance

1954, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic Langenbach to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 9, 1954)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic Langenbach in memory of Charles Hovey Pepper