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Actor Ichikawa Ebizô V as Ishida no Tsubone, from the series Tales of Loyalty and Valor (Chûkô giyû den)

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Center sheet of an incomplete triptych. Play: Keisei Ishikawazome Theater: Naka

Signed

Sadanobu 貞信

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

Japanese, Edo period, 1849 (Kaei 2), 1st month

Catalogue Raisonné

Ikeda bunko, Kamigata yakusha-e shûsei, vol. 3 (2001), #070 (L sheet); Keyes 1973, #289ab, photo on p. 241 (R and C sheets)

Dimensions

Vertical chûban

Accession Number

08.541.17

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints