A Ballad (Hauta): Actors Bandô Hikosaburô V as Kataomoi, Sawamura Tosshô II as Kakezara, and Nakamura Chûtarô as Ashihei

「はうた」 「片もひ 彦三郎」(五代目坂東彦三郎の片もひ)、「かけ皿 訥升」(二代目沢村訥升のかけ皿)、「脚平 仲太郎」(中村仲太郎の下部脚平)

Japanese
Meiji era
1873 (Meiji 6), 1st month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada II (Kunimasa III, Toyokuni IV) (Japanese, 1823–1880), Publisher Daikokuya Sôbei (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 34.9 × 22.8 cm (13 3/4 × 9 in.)

Accession Number

RES.47.20

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Sumidagawa Nokkiri Kôdan
Theater: Morita
隅田河乗切講談(すみだがわのっきりこうだん)
 守田

Signed

Kunisada hitsu (and red seal)
国貞筆

Markings

No censor's seal
No blockcutter's mark
改印:なし
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Gertrude H. Shurtleff