Chikuzen Province: (Actor Onoe Kikugorô III as) Kan Shôjô Michizane kô, from the series The Glories of the Provinces of Japan (Kunizukushi Yamato meiyo)

「国尽倭名誉 筑前 菅丞相みちざね公」 三代目尾上菊五郎

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), 6th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Other artist Gosôtei Hirosada (Japanese, active 1826–1863, died about 1865), 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

47.1711.37

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); Naniwa Sadamasu aratame Kunimasu monjin Hirosada ga (inset)

豊国画(年玉枠)、浪花貞升改国升門人広貞画

Markings

Censors' seals: Fuku, Muramatsu, Rat 6
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Ta

改印:福、村松、子六
彫師:彫多

Credit Line

Gift of Lucy Truman Aldrich