Actors Iwai Kumesaburô III as Karigane Bunshichi (R), Ichikawa Danjûrô VIII as Gokuin Sen'emon (C), Arashi Kichisaburô III as Kaminari Shôkurô (L)

「雁金文七」三代目岩井粂三郎、「極印千右衞門」八代目市川団十郎、「雷庄九郎」三代目嵐吉三郎

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), 4th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Tsujiya Yasubei (Japanese)


Dimensions

Three sanchô-gake designs on uncut horizontal ôban sheet; 25.8 x 37.8 cm (10 3/16 x 14 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2009.5007.60

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Forms the right sheet of a diptych (or three sheets of a hexaptych, if cut apart), with 2009.5007.59.

The left edge of this impression is concealed by the album binding
見立
 落款・改印・版元印がそれぞれに付いているので、大判一枚を三分割できるように作られたものヵ。

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche (on each design)
豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Murata, Rat 4
No blockcutter's mark
改印:衣笠、村田、子四
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Source unidentified