Actor Onoe Kikugorô IV as Tsuchiya Umegawa, from the series Mirrors for Collage Pictures in the Modern Style (Imayô oshi-e kagami)

「今様押絵鏡 つちや梅川」 四代目尾上菊五郎

Japanese
Edo period
1860 (Ansei 7/Man'en 1), intercalary 3rd month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Fujiokaya Keijirô (Shôrindô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.5 x 24.6 cm (14 3/8 x 9 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.810

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 00.810, 11.29549

Play (second feature): Koi Bikyaku Yamato Ôrai
Play (main feature): Yayoi-zakura Hisago no Makubari
Theater: Nakamura
恋飛脚大和往来(こいびきゃくやまとおうらい)
☆桜瓢蕈☆(やよいざくらひさごのまくばり)
中村、二番目
 1860、安政07

Inscription

「つれられて古郷へむくや春の雁 梅婦」

Signed

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

Markings

Censor's seal: Monkey intercalary 3 aratame
No blockcutter's mark
改印:申壬三改
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