Asagao: Actor Jitsukawa Enzaburô I as Abe no Yasuna, from the series Fifty-four Chapters of a Modern Genji (Imayô Genji Gojûyojô no uchi)

「今ようげんじ五十四帖の内 朝皃」「安部安名 実川延三郎」(初代)

Japanese
Meiji era
about 1869 (Meiji 2)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ikeda bunko, Kamigata yakusha-e shûsei, vol. 5 (2005), #345

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 23.9 x 17.8 cm (9 7/16 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

08.542.41

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Yoshitaki ga
芳瀧画

Provenance

By date unknown, Alfred Greenough Collection, Boston, MA; 1884, by inheritance to his uncle, Charles H. Parker, Milton, MA; 1908, bequest of Charles H. Parker to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 17, 2007)

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection