Actor Sawamura Tosshô II as Kichiza

「吉三 沢村訥升」(二代目)

Japanese
Edo period
1862 (Bunkyû 2), 10th month
Artist Toyohara Kunichika (Japanese, 1835–1900), Publisher Shimizuya Naojirô (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.2 × 25.3 cm (14 5/8 × 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.748

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Left sheet of incomplete diptych.

MFA impressions: 00.748 (left sheet only), 11.41577a-b (complete diptych)

Signed

Kunichika ga, in toshidama cartouche
国周画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seal: Dog 10 aratame
No blockcutter's mark
改印:戌十改
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