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Actor Bandô Hikosaburô V as Wakatake Torazô

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MFA impressions: 00.782, 11.29538, 11.42177 From a set of five sheets that can be asembled into a pentaptych. MFA impressions of the complete set (order of sheets uncertain): 11.29537-41, 11.42174-8 (no virtual records)

Signed

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

Marks

Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 5 No blockcutter's mark

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 12, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1857 (Ansei 4), 5th month

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.5 x 25.5 cm (14 3/4 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.782

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints