Okazaki, from the Fifty-three Stations: Actors Sawamura Sôjûrô V as Tamashima Ittô, Onoe Kikugorô III as the Spirit of an Old Cat (Koneko no sei), and Ichimura Uzaemon XII as Inabanosuke

「五十三次 岡崎」 「玉島逸富」五代目沢村宗十郎、「古猫の精」三代目尾上菊五郎、「因幡之助」十二代目市村 羽左衛門

Japanese
Edo period
1847 (Kôka 4), 7th month
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Ezakiya Kichibei (Tenjudô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.6 x 37.7 cm (10 1/16 x 14 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.1248

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Onoe Kikugorô Ichidai Banashi
Theater: Ichimura

Tamashima Ittô is an alternate name of Nippondaemon.
尾上梅寿一代噺( おのえきくごろういちだいばなし)
 市村

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga
一勇斎国芳画

Markings

Censors' seals: Hama, Kinugasa
No blockcutter's mark
Artist's seal: kiri
改印:浜、衣笠
彫師:なし

Provenance

1949, gift of Porter Sargent to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Porter Sargent