Actor Nakamura Fukusuke I as Tomoyakko Fukuhei, from the series Mirrors for Collage Pictures in the Modern Style (Imayô oshi-e kagami)

「今様押絵鏡 供奴福平」 初代中村福助

Japanese
Edo period
1860 (Ansei 7/Man'en 1), 5th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Fujiokaya Keijirô (Shôrindô) (Japanese), Blockcutter Yokokawa Takejirô (Hori Take)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.7 x 26.6 cm (15 1/4 x 10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

49.1766

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play (shosa, grand finale): Shiki Bundai Nagori no Hana no Za
Play (main feature): Chûshin Akatsuki no Tori
Theater: Morita

Inscription

「御ひゐきの御引立の身にあまれは 祇園会や神のめくみを升の影 児雀」

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche

豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seal: Monkey 5 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Take

改印:申五改
彫師:彫竹

Credit Line

Gift of Porter Sargent