Actor Onoe Kikugorô III as both Hayano Kanbei (R) and Tonase (L)

「早の勘平 尾上菊五郎」(三代目) 「筑紫太宰府江参詣ニ付御名残狂言 来ル七月十五日より相勤申候」 「となせ 尾上菊五郎」(三代目) 「筑紫太宰府江参詣ニ付御名残狂言 来ル七月十五日より相勤申候」

Japanese
Edo period
1825 (Bunsei 8), 7th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Shimizu (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 37.2 x 52.6 cm (14 5/8 x 20 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.40161-2

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 11.40161 (right sheet), 11.40162 (left sheet)

Play: Kanadehon Chûshingura
Theater: Nakamura
仮名手本忠臣蔵(かなでほんちゅうしんぐら)、三段目
中村
 1825、文政08、07・27

Signed

Gototei Kunisada ga
五渡亭国貞画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850–d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; 1911, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 19, 2005)

NOTES:
[1] Much of Bigelow's collection of Asian art was formed during his residence in Japan between 1882 and 1889, although he also made acquisitions in Europe and the United States. Bigelow deposited many of these objects at the MFA in 1890 before donating them to the Museum's collection at later dates.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection