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Actors Nakamura Shikan IV as Kongôjin Jôroku (R), Seki Sanjûrô III as the Mother (Haha) Kataomoi, Onoe Baikô 4.6 (Kakunosuke) as the Younger Sister (Imôto) Benizara (C), and Sawamura Tanosuke III as the Stepchild (Mamako) Kakezara (L)

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Triptych: 00.1230 (left), 00.1243 (right), 00.1244 (center) The actor Onoe Kakunosuke used the name Onoe Baikô between 1864/2 and 1866/8 but is not recognized as an official member of the line. He is the second of the two unofficial holders of the name between Baikô IV and Baikô V.


Kunichika ga (on each sheet) 国周画

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1865 (Genji 2/Keiô 1), 3rd month


Vertical ôban triptych

Accession Number

00.1230, 00.1243, 00.1244

Medium or Technique

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