Wood: Longing for Yasusada (Yasusada no shitagawashiki); Actor Iwai Kumesaburô III as Komachi-hime, from the series Collection of Exemplars of the Five Elements (Nazorae gogyô zukushi no uchi)

「擬五行尽之内 安貞の幕し木 小町姫」三代目岩井粂三郎

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), 8th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Ebisuya Shôshichi (Kinshôdô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kokubungaku kenkyû shiryôkan, ed., Zusetsu mitate to yatsushi (2008), p. 47, cat. no. 38

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.3 x 24 cm (13 7/8 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.1776

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche

豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Murata, Rat 8
No blockcutter's mark

改印:衣笠、村田、子八
彫師:なし

Provenance

1949, gift of Porter Sargent to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Porter Sargent