Actor Ichikawa Ichizô III as Yodoya Tatsugorô, from the series Mirrors for Collage Pictures in the Modern Style (Imayô oshi-e kagami)

「今様押絵鏡 淀屋辰五郎」 三代目市川市蔵

Japanese
Edo period
1860 (Ansei 7/Man'en 1), 5th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Fujiokaya Keijirô (Shôrindô) (Japanese), Blockcutter Yokokawa Takejirô (Hori Take)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.5 x 24.2 cm (14 3/8 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

00.797

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 00.797, 11.40963

Play: Chûshin Akatsuki no Tori
Theater: Morita
忠臣曙金鶏(ちゅうしんあかつきのとり)
守田
 1860、万延01

Inscription

「郭公淀に一声残しけり 蝶升」

Signed

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

Markings

Censor's seal: Monkey 5 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Yokokawa Hori Take
改印:申五改
彫師:横川彫竹

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 12, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock