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Actor Sawamura Tosshô II as Kichiza

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Left sheet of incomplete diptych. MFA impressions: 00.748 (left sheet only), 11.41577a-b (complete diptych)

Signed

Kunichika ga, in toshidama cartouche 国周画(年玉枠)

Marks

Censor's seal: Dog 10 aratame No blockcutter's mark

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, 1862 (Bunkyû 2), 10th month

Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

00.748

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints