Memorial Portrait of Utagawa Kunisada I (Kôchôrô Toyokuni shôzô)

Inscription

「二代目歌川豊国本姓角田氏通称肖造始名五渡亭国貞ト云 元治元甲子年十二月十五日没 寿八十歳亀戸亀命山光明寺葬」「辞世 一向に弥陀へまかせし筆のやすさ只何事も南無阿弥陀仏」

Signed

Kôshi (loyal son) Kunisada sha



孝子国貞写(年玉印)

Marks

改印: 子十二改

Provenance

1953, sold by Warren E. Cox to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 14, 1953)

Credit Line

Asiatic Curator's Fund

Memorial Portrait of Utagawa Kunisada I (Kôchôrô Toyokuni shôzô)

  • 「豊国院貞匠画僊居士」「香蝶楼豊国肖像」(死絵)
Dimensions
Vertical ôban; 37.2 x 25.7 cm (14 5/8 x 10 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Classification
Prints
Type
Ukiyo-e print; shini-e
Catalogue Raisonné
Ôta Memorial Museum of Art, Utagawa-ha (Kobijutsu special issue, 1986), #267
Accession Number
53.450
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