Actor Nakamura Fukusuke I as Yamaneko Sanji, from the series Current Patterns of the Underworld (Jidai moyô ataru shiranami)

「時代模筆当白波」「山猫三次」初代中村福助

Japanese
Edo period
1859 (Ansei 6), 6th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Uoya Eikichi (Japanese), Blockcutter Yokokawa Takejirô (Hori Take)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.3 x 24.7 cm (14 5/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

49.1288

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

Censor's seal: Goat 6 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Yokokawa Hori Take
改印:未六改
彫師:横川彫竹

Provenance

1949, gift of Porter Sargent to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Porter Sargent