Actors Ichikawa Kodanji IV as the Outcaste (Hinin) Jirobei (R), Onoe Kikujirô II as Jirobei's Wife (Nyôbô) Okisa, Ichimura Uzaemon XIV as Tamaya ShInbei (C), and Bandô Mitsugorô VI as Mikuni Kojorô (L)

「非人次郎兵衛 市川小団次」(四代目)  「次郎兵衛女房おきさ 尾上栄次郎」、「玉屋新兵衛  市村羽左衛門」(十四代目) 「三国小女郎 坂東三津五郎」(六代目)

Japanese
Edo period
1864 (Bunkyû 4/Genji 1), 9th month
Artist Toyohara Kunichika (Japanese, 1835–1900), Publisher Maruya Tetsujirô (Enjudô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.1 × 75.1 cm (14 5/8 × 29 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1066a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 00.1066a-c (complete), 11.22558-9 (two right sheets only)

Play: Asaki En Giri no Shigarami
Theater: Ichimura
浅縁義理柵(あさきえんぎりのしがらみ)
一谷凱歌小謡曲(いちのたにがいかのこうたい )
市村、二番目序幕
元治01 (1864)・08・

Signed

Kunichika ga (on each sheet)
国周画

Markings

Censor's seal: Rat 9 aratame
Blockcutter's marks: Katada Hori Chô (on right sheet), Hori Chô (on center and left sheets)
Artist's seal: toshidama
改印:子九改
彫師:片田彫長 彫長

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