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Actors Ichikawa Ebizô V as Tanbaya Onizô (R), Onoe Baikô IV as Umegawa of the Tsuchiya (C), and Sawamura Chôjûrô V as Kameya Chûbei (L)

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Play: Koibikyaku Yamato Ôrai Theater: Kawarazaki

Signed

Kôchôrô Toyokuni ga (on right sheet), Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche (on center and left sheets) 豊国画(年玉枠)

Marks

Censors' seals: No blockcutter's mark

Provenance

Between 1985 and 1995, gift of Pauline Epstein (d. 1995) to her daughter and son-in law, Barbara and Michael Stedman; 2009, gift of Barbara and Michael Stedman to the MFA. (Accession date: December 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Michael and Barbara Stedman in memory of Pauline Epstein

Japanese, Edo period, 1851 (Kaei 4), 3rd month

Catalogue Raisonné

Waseda db 101-3220 (R), 101-3221 (C), 101-3222 (L)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych

Accession Number

2009.5121a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints