Bitchû Province: (Actor Nakayama Bungorô II as) Ôtônai Narikage, No. 47 from the series The Glories of the Provinces of Japan (Kunizukushi Yamato meiyo)

「国尽倭名誉 備中 四十七 おほとうないなりかげ」 二代目中山文五郎

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), 8th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Other artist Artist Unidentified, Japanese, Publisher Minatoya Kohei (Japanese), Blockcutter Ôtaya Takichi (Hori Takichi) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 24.7 x 18.2 cm (9 3/4 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1711.32

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The actor had played this role at the Ichimura Theater in the 5th month of 1851 (Kaei 4).

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche; (signature in inset illegible)

豊国画(年玉枠)、門人(不明)

Markings

Censors' seals: Fuku, Muramatsu, Rat 8
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Ta

改印:福、村松、子八
彫師:彫多

Credit Line

Gift of Lucy Truman Aldrich