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Actors Iwai Kumesaburô III as Tagoto-hime, actually Teruta (R), and Ichikawa Danjûrô VIII as Jiraiya (L)

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Diptych: 11.29238 (right), 11.29806 (left) MFA impressions: 11.29238VR (11.29238, 11.29806), 11.43898a-b

Signed

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

Marks

Censors' seals: Fukushima, Muramatsu, Rat 6

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1852 (Kaei 5), 6th month

Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 35.6 x 49.2 cm (14 x 19 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.29238, 11.29806

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints