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Actor Onoe Baikô 4.5 (later Jitsukawa Enjaku I) as Tsuchiya Tsugiemon, from the series Mirrors for Collage Pictures in the Modern Style (Imayô oshi-e kagami)

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MFA impressions: 49.1768, RES.11.5764.13 The actor later known as Jitsukawa Enjaku I used the name Onoe Baikô from 1/1859 to 2/1863 but is not considered a formal member of the lineage; he falls between the official Baikô IV and Baikô V. Album: RES.11.5764.1 to .20


「一トかまへ露の情や朝さくら 梅幸」


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


Censor's seal: Monkey intercalary 3 aratame Blockcutter's mark: Yokokawa Hori Take 改印: 申壬三改 彫師: 横川彫竹


By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850 - d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; 1911, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: August 3, 1911) NOTES: [1] Much of Bigelow's collection of Asian art was formed during his residence in Japan between 1882 and 1889, although he also made acquisitions in Europe and the United States. Bigelow deposited many of these objects at the MFA in 1890 before donating them to the Museum's collection at later dates.

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William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1860 (Ansei 7/Man'en 1), intercalary 3rd month


Vertical ôban, creped; 22.0 x 15.9 cm

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Medium or Technique

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