Actors Ichikawa Ebizô V in a Shibaraku Scene

「当顔見世看板画」 「吉例暫」 五代目市川海老蔵

Japanese
Edo period
about 1840 (Tenpô 11)
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864)


Dimensions

Sanchôgake

Accession Number

2009.4991.17

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The three prints, 2009.4991.17 to 2009.4991.19, were probably cut from the same horizontal ôban sheet. They show theatrical scenes in the style of the painted billboards displayed outside the theaters.
見立
 顔見世興行の看板絵風に描いたもの。2009.4991.17から19は元は大判錦絵一枚だったものを裁断したヵ。

Signed

Unsigned
無款

Markings

No censor's seal
No publisher's mark
改印:なし
版元:なし

Credit Line

Source unidentified