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.

A Modern Version of the Male Dance of the Shirabyôshi Dancers (Shirabyôshi imayô otokomai no zu)

Start collecting

Triptych: 11.15222 (left), 11.15766 (right), 11.15767 (center) MFA impressions: 11.15222VR (11.15222, 11.15766, 11.15767), 11.43503a-c

Signed

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1855 (Ansei 2), 5th month

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.3 x 76.3 cm (14 11/16 x 30 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.15222, 11.15766, 11.15767

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints