User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Actors Onoe Kikujirô II as Fuji no kata, Nakayama Ichizô I as Yamana Sôzen (R), and Iwai Kumesaburô III as Jirô Kanja (L)

Start collecting

Diptych: 11.29975 (right sheet), 11.45169 (left sheet) MFA impressions: 11.29975VR (11.29975, 11.45169), 11.43745a-b Play: Higashiyama Sakura-zôshi Theater: Nakamura

Signed

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

Marks

Censors' seals: Hama, Magome No blockcutter's mark

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1851 (Kaei 4), 8th month

Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 37 x 51.5 cm (14 9/16 x 20 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.29975, 11.45169

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints