Actor Sawamura Tanosuke III as Yujima no Sankichi

「湯島の三吉 沢村田之助」(三代目)

Japanese
Edo period
1864 (Bunkyû 4/Genji 1), 11th month
Artist Toyohara Kunichika (Japanese, 1835–1900), Publisher Tsujiokaya Bunsuke (Kinshôdô) (Japanese), Blockcutter Asakura Hori Man (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Iwakiri et al., Edo no eiyû II (2010), #87

Dimensions

Vertical ôban, creped

Accession Number

65.1145

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 3 of a series.

Signed

Kunichika ga

国周画

Markings

Censor's seal: Rat 11 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Asakura Hori Man

改印:子十一改
彫師:朝倉彫万

Provenance

1965, gift of Robert T. Paine to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Robert T. Paine