Actor Ichikawa Danjûrô VIII as Kiyomizu Seigen

「清水清玄」八代目市川団十郎

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), 1st month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Minatoya Kohei (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36 x 26 cm (14 3/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

RES.52.10

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.21563-4 (complete diptych), 11.43748a-b (complete diptych), RES.52.10 (right sheet only)

Play: Koigoromo Karigane-zome
Theater: Kawarazaki
恋衣雁金染(こいごろもかりがねぞめ)
河原崎
 1852、嘉永05、01・13

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche
豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Murata, shita-uri
No blockcutter's mark
改印:衣笠、村田、シタ売
彫師:なし

Provenance

1952, gift of Louis Aaron Lebowich (b. 1880), Boston, to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich