Actor Sawamura Gennosuke I as the Silk Merchant (Kinuuri) Honjô no Yahei

「絹売本庄の弥平 沢村源之助」(初代)

Japanese
Edo period
1806 (Bunka 3), 8th month
Artist Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825), Publisher Shimizu (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.3 x 24.5 cm (14 5/16 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.2323

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Hana no Ani Banzui Chôbei (opened on 9.17)
Theater: Ichimura

Signed

Toyokuni ga

豊国画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame

改印:極

Credit Line

Gift of Porter Sargent