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
Artist Ichiyôtei Yoshitaki (Japanese, 1841–1899)


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

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