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Middle Room (Manaka heya): Actors Arashi Kichiroku III, Nakamura Shikan IV, and Nakamura Tôzô II, from the series Glimpses of Actors Backstage (Haiyû gakuya no sugatami)

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Signed

Kunisada ga, in toshidama cartouche 国貞画(年玉枠)

Marks

Censor's seal: Boar 11 aratame Blockcutter's mark: Hori Toyo

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, 1863 (Bunkyû 3), 11th month

Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

00.746

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints