Actor Ichikawa Danjûrô VIII, formerly Ebizô VI, as the Medicine Peddler (Uirô-uri)

「うゐろふうりとらや藤吉 海老蔵改八代目市川団十郎」

Japanese
Edo period
1832 (Tenpô 3), 3rd month
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hattori, "Danjûrô VIII," Ukiyo-e geijutsu 171 (2016); Suzuki 1992, #298

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.5 x 24.8 cm (14 3/8 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

17.3212.28

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.37809.29, 17.1312.28

From an album with decorative paper pasted over the names of the actors.
助六所縁江戸桜(すけろくゆかりのえどざくら) 河東
隅田川花御所染(すみだがわはなのごしょぞめ)
 市村、二番目大切

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga
一勇斎国芳画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection