Actor Kawarazaki Gonjûrô I as Arajishi Otokonosuke

「荒獅子男之助 河原崎権十郎」(初代)

Japanese
Edo period
1862 (Bunkyû 2), 1st month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.9 x 25.5 cm (14 1/2 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.864

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Koi Musubu Uchiwa no Datehimo
Theater: Ichimura

Publisher’s mark illegible due to dark background.
恋取組団伊達紐(こいむすぶうちわのだてひも)
 市村

版元印はあるが背景色と同化していて判読不明。

Signed

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

Markings

Censor's seal: Dog 1 aratame
No blockcutter's mark
改印:戌正改
彫師:なし

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 05, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock