Loyalty to the Master (Shujin chûgi): Actors Sakata Hangorô II as Kiheiji, Sawamura Kinpei as Imawaka, and Sawamura Tanosuke I as Otowaka

「しゆ人忠義 坂田半五郎」(二代目坂田半五郎の喜平字)、沢村金平の今若、初代沢村田之助の乙若

Japanese
Edo period
1762 (Hôreki 12), 11th month
Artist Torii Kiyoshige (Japanese, active 1720–1760), Publisher Nishinomiya Shinroku (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Mutô, Shoki Ukiyo-e to Kabuki (2005), no. 1333

Dimensions

Hosoban; 29.9 x 13.8 cm (11 3/4 x 5 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.437

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Naginoha Izu no Sugatami
Theater: Nakamura
梛葉伊豆形貌観(なぎのはいずのすがたみ)
 中村

Signed

Torii Kiyoshige hitsu
鳥居清重筆

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection