Actors Nakamura Fukusuke I as Nuregami Chôgorô (R), Ichikawa Ichizô III as Hanaregoma Chôkichi (C), and Ichikawa Danzô VI as Chôkichi's Older Sister (Ane) Oseki (L)
「濡髪長五郎」初代中村福助 「放駒長吉」三代市川市蔵 「長吉姉お関」六代目市川団蔵
1857 (Ansei 4), 8th month
Vertical ôban triptych; 34.5 × 73.5 cm (13 9/16 × 28 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Play (second feature): Hana no Iro Futatsu Chôchô
Play (main feature): Toki ni Minna Minobu no Goriyaku
The actors in the two main roles traded back and forth on alternate days.
Kunisada ga, in toshidama cartouche (on each sheet)
Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 8
No blockcutter's mark
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