Actors Bandô Hikosaburô IV as Ichimonjiya Saihei (R), Ichikawa Danjûrô VIII as Hayano Kanpei (C), and Onoe Kikujirô II as Okaru (L)

「一もんじや才兵衛」四代目坂東彦三郎  「早の勘平」八代目市川団十郎 「おかる」二代目尾上菊次郎

Japanese
Edo period
1847 (Kôka 4), 6th month
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Sasaya Matabei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano et al., Chûshingura VII (2014), list #1-595, photo p. 59

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych

Accession Number

2009.4992.9a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Chûshin Meimei Kikigaki Zôsho
Theater: Nakamura

From an album of triptychs (plus one diptych), 2009.4992.1a-c to 2009.4992.17a-c
忠臣列撰随筆蔵(ちゅうしんめいめいききがきぞうしょ)
中村
 1847、弘化04

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga (on each sheet); signatures of several pupils on screen in right sheet
一勇斎国芳画(芳桐印) 一勇斎国芳画

Markings

Censors' seals: Muramatsu, Yoshimura
No blockcutter's mark
改印:村松、吉村
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Source unidentified