Memorial Portrait of the Famous Actor Ichikawa Danjûrô IX (Meiyû Kudaime Ichikawa Danjûrô); Parody of The Death of the Historical Buddha (Nehan)

「名優九代目市川団十郎」  (死絵、見立涅槃図)

Japanese
Meiji era
1903 (Meiji 36)
Artist Utagawa Kunisada III (Kunimasa IV, Toyokuni V) (Japanese, 1848–1920)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hayashi, "Shini-e" (II), Ukiyo-e geijutsu 46 (1975), p. 18, fig. 43

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36.1 x 71.3 cm (14 3/16 x 28 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.53.45-7

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: RES.53.45 (left), RES.53.46 (center), RES.53.47 (right)

Signed

Kôchôrô Hôsai (on right sheet only)
香蝶楼豊斎

Provenance

1953, anonymous gift to the MFA.

Credit Line

Anonymous Gift