Actors Iwai Hanshirô VI, Onoe Kikugorô III and Bandô Mitsugorô IV in the Second Feature (Nibanme)

「弐番目」 六代目岩井半四郎、三代目尾上菊五郎、四代目坂東三津五郎

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


Dimensions

Sanchôgake

Accession Number

2009.4991.19

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

Signed

Ôju Kunisada ga
応需 国貞画

Markings

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

Credit Line

Source unidentified