Actors Matsumoto Kôshirô IV as Magoemon and Nakayama Tomisaburô I as Umegawa

四代目松本幸四郎の孫右衛門と初代中山富三郎の梅川

Japanese
Edo period
1794 (Kansei 6), 8th month
Artist Tôshûsai Sharaku (Japanese, active 1794–1795), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

TNM, Sharaku (2011), #s 122-3; Dai Sharaku ten (1995), #058; Ukiyo-e shûka 11 (1979), list #065

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35 x 23.3 cm (13 3/4 x 9 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7235

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.14681, 21.7235

Play (second feature): Yomo no Nishiki Kokyô no Tabiji
Play (main feature): Shinrei Yaguchi no Watashi
Theater: Kiri
四方錦故郷旅路(よものにしきこきょうのたびじ)、2番目
神霊矢口渡(しんれいやぐちのわたし)、1番目
 桐

Signed

Tôshûsai Sharaku ga
東洲斎写楽画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection