Actors Onoe Kikujirô II as Wife (Nyôbô) Otoku, Ichikawa Kodanji IV as Matabei the Stutterer (Domori no Matabei) (R), Bandô Hikosaburô IV as Tosa Shôgen Mitsunobu (C), and Ichikawa Danjûrô VIII as Kanô no Utanosuke (L)

「女房おとく」二代目尾上菊次郎、「吃の又平」四代目市川小団次  「土佐将監光信」四代目坂東彦三郎  「狩野の歌之助」八代目市川団十郎

Japanese
Edo period
1849 (Kaei 2), 10th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Tsutaya Kichizô (Kôeidô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych

Accession Number

2009.4992.14a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Keisei Hangonkô
Play: Tojiawase Ayatsuri Kendai
Theater: Kawarazaki

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

Signed

Kôchôrô Toyokuni ga (on right and left sheets), Ichiyôsai Toyokuni ga (on center sheet)

香蝶楼豊国画 一陽斎豊国画

Markings

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

改印:衣笠、渡辺
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Source unidentified