Chikugo Province: (Actor Seki Sanjûrô III as) Kyôgoku Takumi, No. 59 from the series The Glories of the Provinces of Japan (Kunizukushi Yamato meiyo)

「国尽倭名誉 筑後 五十九 きやうこくたくみ」 三代目関三十郎

Japanese
Edo period
1853 (Kaei 6), 8th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Other artist Utagawa Kunisato (Japanese, died in 1858), 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

47.1711.38

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche (main image); Monjin Kunisato ga (inset)

豊国画(年玉枠)、門人国郷画

Markings

Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Murata, Ox 8
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Ta

改印:衣笠、村田、丑八
彫師:彫多

Credit Line

Gift of Lucy Truman Aldrich