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Actors Arashi Hinaseke 4.5 as Hayano Kanpei, Kanô Hinasuke III as Akaneya Hanshichi, and Arashi Hinasuke VII as Tezuka no Tarô, from the series Complete Compendium of Portraits of Actors Old and New (Kokon haiyû nigao taizen)

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Album in two volumes: Vol. 1: 11.45392.1a-b - .47 Vol. 2: 11.45392.48 - .97


画中「幼名岩次郎 後秀之介 江戸江下り改嵐雛助 後眠升」(4.5代目嵐 雛助)、「江戸の産 幼名市川鯉三郎 京都ニテ叶雛助ト改ル」(三代目叶 雛助)、「市川当升門人 始紅助 改テ叶雛助 又嵐叶升 又改嵐雛助ト云」(七代目嵐雛助)とあり。


Nanajûhassai Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche 七十八歳豊国画(年玉枠)


Censor's seal: Boar 8 aratame No blockcutter's mark 亥八改


By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850–d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; 1911, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 19, 2005) 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, 1863 (Bunkyû 3), 8th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Tsubouchi Memorial Theatre Museum, Waseda University, Zôho Kokon haiyû nigao taizen (1998), p. 110, #101


Vertical ôban; 36.2 x 25.1 cm (14 1/4 x 9 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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