Actor as Bijomaru

「美女丸」

Japanese
Edo period
1847–52 (Kôka 4–Kaei 5)
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Ebiya Rinnosuke (Kaijudô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 34.6 x 23.6 cm (13 5/8 x 9 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.1725

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The publisher’s mark and censors’ seals are very difficult to read because of the dark background.

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga
一勇斎国芳画

Markings

Censors' seals: Hama, Magome (?)
No blockcutter's mark
改印:浜、馬込ヵ
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Gift of David T. Owsley