Actors Ichikawa Monnosuke II as Akaneya Hanshichi and Yamashita Mangiku as Sankatsu

「市川門之助」(二代目)、「山下万菊」

Japanese
Edo period
1789 (Tenmei 9/Kansei 1), 8th month
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, Hokusai (2013), #5

Dimensions

Hosoban; 27.9 x 13.2 cm (11 x 5 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.229

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play (Jôruri): Tsuki no Tomo Tsui no Michiyuki
Play (main feature): Heike Hyôbanki
Theater: Nakamura
月友対道行(つきのともついのみちゆき)、常磐津
大名題 平家評判記(へいけひょうばんき)
中村
 1789、己酉、寛政01、08・16

Signed

Shunrô ga
春郎画

Provenance

1954, by exchange from Worcester Art Museum to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 8, 1954)

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24