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Sono mukashi Hidari Jingoro ga meiyo no fukugoto 其昔左甚五郎が名誉の旧事

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1902,0606,0.119

  • Title (object)

    • Sono mukashi Hidari Jingoro ga meiyo no fukugoto 其昔左甚五郎が名誉の旧事
  • Description

    Colour woodblock print, oban triptych. The kabuki actors (from left) Nakamura Utaemon IV as the sculptor Hidari Jingoro, Onoe Baiko IV as the life-size doll of a courtesan (‘Oyama ningyo’) emerging from a large wooden box, and Arashi Koroku V as Jingoro’s wife Otsuya, in the dance ‘Shiki no hina Asakusa hakkei’ (時翫雛浅草八景), (alternate reading ‘Toki no hina Asakusa hakkei’ , commonly called ‘Kyo ningyo’) (京人形), by Sakurada Jisuke III; performed at the Kawarasaki-za in the 4th month of 1847 (Koka 4).

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  • Producer name

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1847
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        upper right; right sheet, upper right; left sheet
      • Inscription Content

        其昔左甚五郎が名誉の旧事
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Sono mukashi Hidari Jingoro ga meiyo no fukuroto
      • Inscription Comment

        print title
      • Inscription Type

        signature
      • Inscription Position

        lower right; right sheet, lower left; centre sheet
      • Inscription Content

        応需豊国画(年玉印)
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Ou ju Toyokuni ga (Toshidama in)
      • Inscription Type

        mark
      • Inscription Position

        lower right; right sheet,lower left; centre sheet, lower right; left sheet
      • Inscription Content

        山、久
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Yama, Hisa
      • Inscription Comment

        publisher’s mark
      • Inscription Type

        signature
      • Inscription Position

        lower left
      • Inscription Content

        梓元乃応儒豊国画(年玉印)
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Azusa moto no motomeni oujite Toyokuni ga (Toshidama in)
      • Inscription Comment

        artist’s signature
      • Inscription Type

        seal
      • Inscription Position

        lower right; right sheet, lower left; left sheet, lower right; right sheet
      • Inscription Content

        村松、吉村
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Muramatsu, Yoshimura
      • Inscription Comment

        censorship seal
  • Bibliography

    • Binyon 1916 81 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated places

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: Kyo ningyo (京人形) (alternate name)
    • Associated Title: Shiki no hina Asakusa hakkei (時翫雛浅草八景) (dance)
    • Associated Title: Toki no hinaToki no hina Asakusa hakkei (時翫雛浅草八景) (alternate reading)
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1902

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    1902,0606,0.119

  • Additional IDs

    • B81
Woodblock print, triptych. Bijinga. Courtesan sculpture emerges from box with Hidari's wife watching. Nishiki-e on paper.

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Woodblock print, triptych. Bijinga. Courtesan sculpture emerges from box with Hidari's wife watching. Nishiki-e on paper.

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