Actor Ichimura Kakitsu IV as Takemon no Tora

「竹門虎 市村家橘」(四代目)

Japanese
Edo period
1863 (Bunkyû 3), 2nd month
Artist Utagawa Yoshiiku (Japanese, 1833–1904), Publisher Ebiya Rinnosuke (Kaijudô) (Japanese), Blockcutter Matsushima Masakichi (Hori Masa) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.2 × 23.8 cm (13 7/8 × 9 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.47.21

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Left sheet of incomplete triptych.

MFA impressions: 11.30365-7 (complete triptych), RES.47.21 (left sheet only)

Play (second feature): Sandai Banashi Kôza no Shinsaku
Play (main feature): Chô Chidori Suma no Kumiuchi
Theater: Ichimura
三題咄高座新作(さんだいばなしこうざのしんさく)
蝶千鳥須磨組討(ちょうちどりすまのくみうち)
市村、二番目
 1863、文久03

Signed

Yoshiiku ga
芳幾画

Markings

Censor's seal: Boar 2 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Matsushima Hori Masa
Artist's seal: Kiri
改印:亥二改
彫師:松島彫政

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Gertrude H. Shurtleff