Kazusa Province: (Actor Iwai Baiga as) the Geisha Oshun, No. 18 from the series The Glories of the Provinces of Japan (Kunizukushi Yamato meiyo)

「国尽倭名誉 上総 十八 けいしやおしゆん」 岩井梅我(六代目岩井半四郎)

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), 12th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Other artist Utagawa Kunisada II (Kunimasa III, Toyokuni IV) (Japanese, 1823–1880), 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

47.1711.13

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 Kunimasa ga (inset)

豊国画(年玉枠)、門人国政画

Markings

Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Murata, Rat 12
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Ta

改印:衣笠、村田、子十二
彫師:彫多

Credit Line

Gift of Lucy Truman Aldrich