Actors Bandô Takesaburô I as An no Heibei (R), Sawamura Chôjûrô V as Hotei Ichiemon (C), and Bandô Shûka I as Shirai Gonpachi (L)

「安の平兵衛」初代坂東竹三郎、「布袋市右衛門」五代目沢村長十郎、「白井権八」初代坂東しうか

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), 4th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Tsujiya Yasubei (Japanese)


Dimensions

Three sanchô-gake designs on uncut horizontal ôban sheet; 25.8 x 37.8 cm (10 3/16 x 14 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2009.5007.59

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Forms the left sheet of a diptych (or three sheets of a hexaptych, if cut apart), with 2009.5007.60.

The right edge of this impression is concealed by the album binding

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche (on each design)

豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Murata, Rat 4
No blockcutter's mark

改印:衣笠、村田、子四
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Source unidentified