Seven Masks (Nanatsumen): Actor Ichikawa Danjûrô IX as Kakoyo Akaemon, with Hakuen VII (Ichikawa Danjûrô VII), from the series The Eighteen Great Kabuki Plays (Kabuki jûhachiban)

「歌舞伎十八番 七つ面」 「賀古屋赤右衛門 九世市川団十郎」 「七代目白猿」(七代目市川団十郎)

Japanese
Meiji era
1895 (Meiji 28), October 5
Artist Hasegawa Kanpei XIV (Tadakiyo) (Japanese, 1847–1929)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waseda db 201-0135, 201-0156, 201-0173, 201-0187

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.2 x 24 cm (14 1/4 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.53.9

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 06 in the order given on the series contents page. The complete series, plus contents page: RES.53.1 to RES.53.19. (The series also included a title page, which is not in the MFA collection; see Waseda db 201-0123.) The date and publication information for each print was in the left margin, which has been cut off of these impressions.

Signed

Tadakiyo hitsu
忠清筆

Markings

Blockcutter's mark: Horikô Yata
Printer's mark: Surikô Ôkame
Artist's seal: Garaku
彫師:彫工弥太
摺師:摺工大亀

Provenance

1953, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession date: March 12, 1953)

Credit Line

Anonymous Gift