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
見立
 落款・改印・版元印がそれぞれに付いているので、大判一枚を三分割できるように作られたものヵ.

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