Memorial Portrait of Actor Bandô Mitsugorô III
「天保二卯十二月廿七日 実誉秀佳信士 坂東三津五良 行年五十七歳」「道行鳥辺山」 三代目坂東三津五郎 （死絵）
Kôbe Mus., Western Blue/Seiyô no ai (2007), #116; Hayashi, "Shini-e" (I), Ukiyo-e geijutsu 45 (1975), p. 8, fig. 11
Vertical ôban; 35.5 x 24.7 cm (14 x 9 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Forms the right sheet of a diptych with 11.40166.
Kôchôrô Kunisada ga
Censor's seal: kiwame
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)
 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.
William Sturgis Bigelow Collection