Actors as the Six Poetic Immortals (Rokkasen): Sawamura Chôjûrô V as Ôtomo no Kuronushi, Sôjô Henjô, Ariwara no Narihira, Bun'ya no Yasuhide, and Kisen Hôshi; and Onoe Baikô IV as Ono no Komachi, No. 55 from an untitled series

「大友黒主」「僧正遍昭」「在原業平」「文屋康秀」「喜撰法師」五代目沢村長十郎、「小野小町」四代目尾上梅幸 「五十五」

Japanese
Edo period
1851 (Kaei 4), 8th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864)


Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.3 x 35.3 cm (9 15/16 x 13 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.50.62

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play (finale of part 2): Rokkasen Koko ni Kanagaki
Play (main feature): Chigusa no Aki Tsuki no Minamoto
Theater: Kawarazaki

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche

豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censors' seals: Fuku, Muramatsu
No blockcutter's mark

改印:福、村松
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Gift of Porter Sargent