Actor Onoe Kikujirô II as Akoya

「あこや」二代目尾上菊次郎

Japanese
Edo period
1849 (Kaei 2), 1st month
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Yama-Chû (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kuniyoshi Project db (complete triptych)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.1 x 23.4 cm (13 13/16 x 9 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.3216.12

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 incomplete triptych.

Play: Hatsumoto Yui Soga no Kyôdai
Theater: Kawarazaki
初元結曽我鏡台(はつもとゆいそがのきょうだい)
 河原崎

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga
一勇斎国芳画

Markings

Censors' seals: Mera, Murata
No blockcutter's mark
改印:米良、村田
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection