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Actors Arashi San'emon as Morokoshi-hime (R), Ôkawa Hashizô as Tenjiku Tokubei (C), and Ichikawa Eizô V as Nippondaemon (L), from the series Tales of Loyalty and Heroism (Chûkô buyû den)

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Signed

Hirosada 広貞

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, 1848 (Kôka 5/Kaei 1), 8th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Ikeda bunko, Kamigata yakusha-e shûsei, vol. 4 (2003), #99; Keyes, PMA cat. (1973), #136.6 (drawing)

Dimensions

Vertical chûban triptych; 25 x 52.5 cm (9 13/16 x 20 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

08.541.55a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints