Actors Ichikawa Kodanji IV as Togashi Saemon (R), Ichikawa Danjûrô VIII as Musashibô Benkei (C), and Bandô Takesaburô I as Minamoto no Yoshitsune (L)

「富樫左ヱ門」四代目市川小団次 「武蔵坊弁慶」八代目市川団十郎 「源義経」初代坂東竹三郎

Japanese
Edo period
1849 (Kaei 2), 3rd month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Fujiokaya Keijirô (Shôrindô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.9 x 73.5 cm (14 1/8 x 28 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.3216.18-20

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 17.3216.18 (center), 17.3216.19 (right), 17.3216.20 (left)

Play (shosa): Kanjinchô
Play (main feature): Date Kurabe Okuni Kabuki
Theater: Kawarazaki
勧進帳(かんじんちょう) 長唄
伊達競阿国劇場(だてくらべおくにかぶき)
河原崎
 1849、嘉永02、03・07

Inscription

Poems
「此木戸の掟をゆるす桜かな 米升」
「花の空それつら/\おもん見れは 夜雨庵<八代目三升>」
「こたひ武蔵坊のすゝめによりて しらぬ山ふむも虎の尾さくらかな 橘子<竹☆>」

Signed

Ichiyôsai Toyokuni ga (on each sheet)
一陽斎豊国画

Markings

Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Yoshimura
No blockcutter's mark
改印:衣笠、吉村
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection