Actor Nakamura Shikan IV as Shihei

「芝平 中村芝翫」(四代目)

Japanese
Edo period
1865 (Genji 2/Keiô 1), 1st month
Artist Utagawa Kunimaro I (Japanese, active about 1850–1875), Publisher Hanabusaya Bunzô, Blockcutter Katada Chôjirô (Hori Chô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.5 x 25.5 cm (14 3/4 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.905

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Momochidori Sakigake Soga
Theater: Morita
百鵆魁曽我(ももちどりさきがけそが)
 守田

Signed

Kunimaro hitsu
国麿筆

Markings

Censor's seal: Ox 1 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Chô
改印:丑正改
彫師:ほり長

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