Actors Onoe Matsusuke I as Tenjiku Tokubei, Actually (jitsu wa) Dainichimaru, and Iwai Kiyotarô II (?) as Konomura Ôinosuke, in the Scene at Konomura's House (Konomura kan no ba), the Finale of Part I of the Play Tenjiku Tokubei Karakoto Banashi, 7th Mont

「踊形容外題尽 天竺徳兵衛韓噺 第一番目大詰 此村館の場」 「天竺徳兵衛しつハ大日丸」初代尾上松助、「此村大炊之介」二代目岩井喜代太郎ヵ  「文化元甲子年七月大吉日」

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 4th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Minatoya Kohei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waseda db 006-4477

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.5 x 23.5 cm (14 x 9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2012.1167

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Tenjiku Tokubei Karakoto Banashi
Theater: Morita
Date of performance: 1804
天竺徳兵衛韓噺(てんじくとくべいからことばなし)
河原崎
文化01 (1804)・07・

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche
豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 4
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、巳四
彫師:なし

Provenance

September 26, 2006, anonymous sale, Doyle Auctioneers, New York, lot 1007, to Jo-Ann Pinkowitz, Boston; 2012, year-end gift of Jo-Ann Pinkowitz to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Jo-Ann Edinburg Pinkowitz and Richard Pinkowitz in memory of Bettina Looram