Hit Play at the Shin-Tomiza: Actors Nakamura Ganjirô as Chûbei and Nakamura Fukusuke as Umegawa

新富座当り狂言 雁次郎の忠兵衛 福助の梅川

Japanese
Taishô era
1914 (Taishô 3)
Artist Takehisa Yumeji (Japanese, 1884–1934), Publisher Yanagiya


Catalogue Raisonné

Chiba Mus., Nihon no hanga II, 1911-1920 (1999), #184 (Minatoya edition, with text at upper right); Nakau, Yumeji roman hanga (1984), p. 16

Dimensions

42.9 x 27.8 cm (16 7/8 x 10 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

68.147

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Nakau 1984 identifies this work as one of Yumeji’s earliest print designs, originally sold in his wife’s shop Minatoya and later reprinted by Yanagiya.

Signed

Yumeji

Provenance

1968, sold by Shin Tanaka, Shibunkako Co., Ltd., Kyoto, to the MFA.

Credit Line

Asiatic Curator's Fund