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Actors Arashi Hinasuke I as Fujiwara no Tokihira, Arashi Hinasuke II as Ishikawa Goemon, and Arashi Hinasuke IV as Minamoto no Yoshimitsu, 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 改テ嵐雛助 始女形元服シテ立役トナル 後二代目小六 俳名眠獅」(初代嵐雛助)、「始嵐秀三郎 改テ中村十蔵 後二代目雛助 江戸江下リ廿八才ニテ終ル」(二代目嵐雛助)、「二代目弟 幼名秀之助 又嵐直次郎 後三代目雛助 早世ナリ」(四代目嵐雛助)


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. 109, #100


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