Actors Bandô Hikosaburô IV as Fuwa Kazuemon, Bandô Takesaburô I as Senzaki Yagorô (R), Onoe Kikujirô II as Okaru (C), and Ichikawa Kodanji IV as Hayano Kanpei (L), in The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers, A Primer (Kanadehon Chûshingura)

「不破数右衞門」四代目坂東彦三郎、「千崎弥五郎」初代坂東竹三郎  「仮名手本忠臣蔵」 「おかる」二代目尾上菊次郎  「早野勘平」四代目市川小団次

Japanese
Edo period
1849 (Kaei 2), intercalary 4th month
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Yamamotoya Heikichi (Eikyûdô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych

Accession Number

2009.4992.10a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Or 1847? Two different editions.

From an album of triptychs (plus one diptych), 2009.4992.1a-c to 2009.4992.17a-c

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga (on each sheet)

一勇斎国芳画(芳桐印)

Markings

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

改印:福、村松
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Source unidentified