Actors Nakamura Utaemon IV as Takagi Oriemon and Onoe Kikujirô II as His Wife (Nyôbô) Umenoi

「高木折右エ門」四代目中村歌右衛門、「女房梅の井」二代目尾上菊次郎

Japanese
Edo period
1848 (Kôka 5/Kaei 1), 8th month
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Horimasa (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 34.1 x 24.2 cm (13 7/16 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

RES.52.6

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.38267, RES.52.6

Play: Takagi Oriemon Budô Jitsuroku
Theater: Nakamura

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga

一勇斎国芳画

Markings

Censors' seals: Muramatsu, Yoshimura
No blockcutter's mark

改印:村松、吉村
彫師:なし

Provenance

1952, gift of Louis Aaron Lebowich (b. 1880), Boston, to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich