Just a Minute! (Shibaraku): Actor Ichikawa Ebizô V as Kamakura Gengorô Kagemasa, No. 1 from the series Eighteen Great Kabuki Plays (Jûhachiban no uchi)

「暫(しばらく)」「十八番之内 壱」 「鎌倉権五郎景政」五代目市川海老蔵

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), 3rd month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Ebisuya Shôshichi (Kinshôdô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Edo-Tokyo Museum, Edo kabuki (1995), #4-17; Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 4 (1981), #84

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.4 x 24.7 cm (13 15/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.42732

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Ichiyôsai Toyokuni hitsu

一陽斎豊国筆
一陽斎豊国筆(年玉印)

Markings

Censors' seals: Mera, Watanabe, Rat 3
No blockcutter's mark

改印:米良、渡辺、子三
彫師:なし

Provenance

By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850–d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; 1911, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 19, 2005)

NOTES:
[1] Much of Bigelow's collection of Asian art was formed during his residence in Japan between 1882 and 1889, although he also made acquisitions in Europe and the United States. Bigelow deposited many of these objects at the MFA in 1890 before donating them to the Museum's collection at later dates.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection