Kitayama ... : Actors Ichimura Uzaemon XIII as a Good Influence (Zendama) and Nakamura Shikan IV as a Bad Influence (Akudama), No. 37 from the series Things That Start with the Syllable Ki (Ki no ji tsukushi)

「喜の字つくし 北山しろ★」 「市村羽左衛門」(十三代目、善玉)、「中村芝翫」 (四代目悪玉)「丗七」

Japanese
Edo period
1861 (Man'en 2/Bunkyû 1), 12th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Fujiokaya Keijirô (Shôrindô) (Japanese), Blockcutter Yokokawa Takejirô (Hori Take)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.1 x 26.2 cm (15 x 10 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.832

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 00.832, 11.29751

Signed

Toyokuni hitsu
豊国筆(年玉印)

Markings

Censor's seal: Chicken 12 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Yokokawa Hori Take
改印:酉十二改
彫師:横川彫竹

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 05, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock