Play: Oguri Hangan Kuruma Kaidô Theater: Nakamura Nakamura Utaemon III used his poetry name, Shikan, as a temporary stage name when he performed in Edo in 1818-19. This was his farewell performance in Edo, before returning to Osaka.
Toyokuni ga (on each sheet) 豊国画
Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極
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:  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.
William Sturgis Bigelow Collection
Japanese, Edo period, 1819 (Bunsei 2), 8th month
Vertical ôban triptych; 37.8 x 76.5 cm (14 7/8 x 30 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper