Umegawa and Chûbei in the Ninokuchi Village Scene from Keisei Koi no Hikyaku, New Edition, Part 1 (Keisei koi no hikyaku, Umegawa Chûbei, Ninokuchi mura no dan, jô, shinpan), from an untitled series of jôruri libretti

「傾城恋飛脚 梅川忠兵衛 上 新口村の段 新はん」

Japanese
Edo period
about early 1830s (early Tenpô era)
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Iseya Rihei (Kinjudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

The series: Schaap, Kunisada (exh. cat., 2016), checklist 1-76

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38 x 25.5 cm (14 15/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.187.29

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.15502, RES.54.187.29

Album: RES.54.187.1-.38
 背景は浄瑠理本六行本。

Signed

Kôchôrô Kunisada ga
香蝶楼国貞画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—MFA Chinese Expedition, 1923-24