Shinagawa: Actor Iwai Tojaku I as Shirai Gonpachi, from the series Imaginary Matches of Actors for the Fifty-three Stations [of the Tokaido Road] (Mitate yakusha gojusan tsui no uchi)
「見立役者五十三対ノ内 品川 杜若」 初代岩井杜若の白井権八
Marks, Kunisada's Tôkaidô (2013), #T61-12
Vertical chûban; 26.3 x 18.8 cm (10 3/8 x 7 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Forms a diptych with 11.22304.
Kôchôrô Kunisada ga
Censor's seal: kiwame
 Much of Bigelow's collection of Asian art was formed during his residence in Japan between 1882 and 1889, although he also made acquisitions in Europe and the United States. Bigelow deposited many of these objects at the MFA in 1890 before donating them to the Museum's collection at later dates.
William Sturgis Bigelow Collection