Memorial Portraits of Actors Segawa Rokô IV (known posthumously as Segawa Kikunojô IV) and Sawamura Sôjûrô IV
Vertical ôban; 38.8 x 25.7 cm (15 1/4 x 10 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Censor’s seal used in 1st and 11th month of 1812; Sôjûrô died in the 12th month.
Okonomi ni tsuki Toyokuni ga
Censor's seals: kiwame, Tsumuraya Saburôbei
 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