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Actor Kawarazaki Gonjûrô I as Taga no Tairyô, from the series Mirrors for Collage Pictures in the Modern Style (Imayô oshi-e kagami)

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MFA impressions: 00.800, RES.11.5764.8

Inscription

「大一めのせりふによりて 家国もすてよ桜のはれふゝき 紫扇」

Signed

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

Marks

Censor's seal: Monkey intercalary 3 aratame No blockcutter's mark 改印: 申壬三改 彫師: なし

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 05, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1860 (Ansei 7/Man'en 1), intercalary 3rd month

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.5 x 24.6 cm (14 3/8 x 9 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.800

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints