Actors Ichikawa Kodanji IV as Sekiguchi Yatarô (R), Ichikawa Danjûrô VIII as Yoshioka Kanefusa (C), and Ichimura Uzaemon XII as Miyamoto Musashi (L)

「関口弥太郎」四代目市川小団次  「吉岡兼房」八代目市川団十郎  「宮本無三四」十二代目市村羽左衛門

Japanese
Edo period
1848 (Kôka 5/Kaei 1)
Artist Enrôsai Shigemitsu (Japanese, active about 1848–1854), Publisher Miyakozawa


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych

Accession Number

2009.4992.5a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Imaginary performance (mitate). The three actors performed together at the Ichimura theater from the first month of 1848, but no performance corresponding to this scene has been found.

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

Signed

Enrôsai Shigemitsu ga (on each sheet)

遠浪斎重光画

Markings

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

改印:浜、衣笠
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Source unidentified