Puppet Performance of the Play Noriaibune Ehô Manzai by the Puppeteer Nishikawa Isaburô III, with Tokiwazu Music

「乗合船恵方万歳」 「西川伊三郎」(三代目)

Japanese
Edo period
1866 (Keiô 2), 2nd month
Artist Utagawa Yoshimune (Japanese, 1817–1880), Publisher Daikokuya Kinnosuke (Kinjirô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.2 x 76.5 cm (14 5/8 x 30 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

00.1370-2

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 00.1370 (left), 00.1371 (right), 00.1372 (center)

Nishikawa Isaburô III (1811-1872)
Play: Noriaibune Ehô Manzai

Signed

Isshôsai Yoshimune ga (on right and left sheets only)
一松斎芳宗画

Markings

Censor's seal: Tiger 2 aratame
No blockcutter's mark
改印:寅二改
彫師:なし

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