Actors Iwai Kumesaburô II as the Spirit of a Pheasant (Yamadori no sei) (R) and Ichikawa Danjûrô VII as Takechi Samanosuke (L)

「山とりのせい 岩井粂三郎」(二代目)  「武智左馬之助 市川団十郎」(七代目)

Japanese
Edo period
1820 (Bunsei 3), 11th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Itôya Yohei (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 37.2 x 49.4 cm (14 5/8 x 19 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.2333-4

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 50.2333 (right), 50.2334 (left)

Play: Saruwaka Hisago no Gunbai
Theater: Nakamura
猿若瓢軍配(さるわかひさごのぐんばい)
 中村

Signed

Gototei Kunisada ga
五渡亭国貞画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Credit Line

Gift of Porter Sargent