Kiichi Hôgen: Actors Bandô Kamezô I as Kiichi Hôgen and Sawamura Tanosuke III as Minazuru-hime, No. 9 from the series Things That Start with the Syllable Ki (Ki no ji tsukushi)

「喜廼字尽 鬼一法眼」「坂東亀蔵」(初代)、「皆つる姫 沢村田之助」(三代目)「九」

Japanese
Edo period
1861 (Man'en 2/Bunkyû 1), 12th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Moriya Jihei (Kinshindô) (Japanese), Blockcutter Koizumi Minokichi (Hori Mino) (Japanese, 1833–1906)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.5 x 25.8 cm (14 3/4 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.774

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Toyokuni hitsu
豊国筆(年玉印)

Markings

Censor's seal: Chicken 12 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Mino tô
改印:酉十二改
彫師:彫巳之刀

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 12, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock