Shakkô: Actor Arashi Rikan IV as Yaegaki-hime, from the series Matches for the Six Days of Divination (Mitate Rokuyôsei)

「見立六曜星 赤口」「八重垣姫 あらし璃寛」(四代目)

Japanese
Meiji era
1870 (Meiji 3), 10th month


Catalogue Raisonné

Waseda db 016-1768; Kubo Tsunehiko and Sons Collection Ukiyo-e Hanga, Part II (2009), Kamigata #15-20

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 24 x 17.5 cm (9 7/16 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

08.542.5

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The complete series: 08.542.3 to 08.542.8 .

Play: Honchô Nijûshi Kô
Theater: Chikugo
本朝廿四孝(ほんちょうにじゅうしこう)
 筑後

Signed

Yoshitaki ga
芳瀧画

Provenance

By date unknown, Alfred Greenough Collection, Boston, MA; 1884, by inheritance to his uncle, Charles H. Parker, Milton, MA; 1908, bequest of Charles H. Parker to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 17, 2007)

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection