Actors Ichikawa Danjûrô VIII as Sasano Gonzô, Ichikawa Kodanji IV as Shirai Gonpachi, and Bandô Hikosaburô IV as Hokke Chôbei, in Hatsumoto Yui Soga no Kyôdai, No. 17 from an untitled series

「初元結曽我鏡台」「笹野権三」八代目市川団十郎、「白井権八」四代目市川小団次、「法華長兵衛」四代目坂東彦三郎 「十七」

Japanese
Edo period
1849 (Kaei 2), 1st month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Tsujiya Yasubei (Japanese)


Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.8 x 37.8 cm (10 3/16 x 14 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2009.5007.49

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Hatsumoto Yui Soga no Kyôdai
Theater: Kawarazaki

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

Signed

Ichiyôsai Toyokuni ga

一陽斎豊国画

Markings

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

改印:浜、馬込
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Source unidentified