Actor Fujikawa Tomokichi II as the Courtesan Tsukinoto

「けいせい月の戸 藤川友吉」(二代目)

Japanese
Edo period
1825 (Bunsei 8), 1st month
Artist Gajuken Shunchô (Japanese, active about 1818–44), Publisher Shôhonya Seishichi (Honsei) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ikeda bunko, Kamigata yakusha-e shûsei, vol. 2 (1998), #214 (complete triptych)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38 x 26 cm (14 15/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

17.3213.9

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Center sheet of an incomplete triptych; 17.3213.8, by Shunshi, is the left sheet.

Play: Keisei Hyakumangoku
Theater: Kado

There is a second, unidentified publisher’s mark (Genshoku #190/919).
From an album with decorative paper pasted over the names of the actors.

Signed

Shunchô ga

春朝画

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection