Actors Iwai Hanshirô IV as Hisamatsu and Nakamura Noshio II as Osome
「久松 岩井半四郎」（四代目）、「おそめ 中村のしほ」（二代目）
Vertical ôban; 27.9 x 25.1 cm (11 x 9 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Noshio II played in Edo 1794.11 to fall 1799.
Censor's seal: kiwame
By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850 - d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; 1911, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: August 3, 1911)
 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