Actors in a Garden: (1) Jitsukawa Enjaku I, (2) Onoe Taganojô II, (3) Nakamura Komanosuke V, (4) Jitsukawa Yaozô I, (5) Ichikawa Udanji I, (6) Mimasu Gennosuke IV, (7) Nakamura Fukusuke III
「一」「実川延若」（初代） 「二」「尾上多賀ノ丞」（二代目） 「三」「中村駒之助」（五代目） 「四」「実川八百蔵」（初代） 「五」「市川右団次」（初代） 「六」「三枡源之助」（四代目） 「七」「中村福助」（三代目）
1874 (Meiji 7), 6th month
Artist Ichiyôtei Yoshitaki (Japanese, 1841–1899)
Kitagawa, "Bosuton bijutsukan shozô Kamigata-e mokuroku" (Kansai daigaku, 2007), p. 122
Vertical chûban heptaptych; 24.2 x 124.2 cm (9 1/2 x 48 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
The distribution of publishers’ marks (3 sheets, 3 sheets, 1 sheet) and the position of the figure on sheet 7 suggests that there may have been 2 additional sheets in the set.
Yoshitaki ga (on each sheet)
Publishers' marks: Awabun on 1-2, Hontame on 4-6, Ishiwa on 7
By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850–d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; 1911, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 19, 2005)
 Much of Bigelow's collection of Asian art was formed during his residence in Japan between 1882 and 1889, although he also made acquisitions in Europe and the United States. Bigelow deposited many of these objects at the MFA in 1890 before donating them to the Museum's collection at later dates.
William Sturgis Bigelow Collection