Actors Bandô Shûka I as Okaru (R) and Ichikawa Danjûrô VIII as Kazama Takubei (L)

「☆おかる」初代坂東しうか  「飾間宅兵衛」八代目市川団十郎

Japanese
Edo period
1851 (Kaei 4), 2nd month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych

Accession Number

2009.4992.11a-b

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Unidentified publisher’s mark.

Play: Kanadehon Chûshingura
Theater: Ichimura

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

Signed

Ichiyôsai Toyokuni ga (on right sheet), Kôchôrô Toyokuni ga (on left sheet)

一陽斎豊国画(年玉印) 香蝶楼豊国画(年玉印)

Markings

Censors' seals: Hama, Magome
No blockcutter's mark

改印:浜、馬込
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Source unidentified