Actor Ichikawa Ichizô III as Dekiboshi no Sankichi, from the series Mirrors for Collage Pictures in the Modern Style (Imayô oshi-e kagami)

「今様押絵鏡 出来ぼしの三吉」 三代目市川市蔵

Japanese
Edo period
1859 (Ansei 6), 4th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Fujiokaya Keijirô (Shôrindô) (Japanese), Blockcutter Yokokawa Takejirô (Hori Take)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 5, Victoria and Albert Museum II (1987), fig. 12

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.9 x 26.3 cm (14 15/16 x 10 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

49.1764

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Tanomimasu Soga no Kamigaki
Theater: Morita
頼三升曽我神垣(たのみますそがのかみがき)
守田
 1859、安政06

Inscription

「お恵の露まつ蝶のちからかな 新升」

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche
豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seal: Goat 4 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Take
改印:未四改
彫師:彫竹

Credit Line

Gift of Porter Sargent