Actor Sawamura Tanosuke III as Tengu Kozô, from Triptych of Actors Imagined in Boy Roles (Mitate kozô sanpukutsui)

「見立小僧三幅対 天狗小僧 沢村田之助」(三代目)

Japanese
Edo period
1862 (Bunkyû 2), 11th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Ebiya Rinnosuke (Kaijudô) (Japanese), Blockcutter Matsushima Masakichi (Hori Masa) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban, 38.3 x 25.6 cm (15 1/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.904

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

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

Markings

Censor's seal: Dog 11 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Matsushima Hori Masa
改印:戌十一改
彫師:松島彫政

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