Mutsu Province: (Actor Suketakaya Takasuke III as) Sakingo Yorikane, No. 27 from the series The Glories of the Provinces of Japan (Kunizukushi Yamato meiyo)

「国尽倭名誉 陸奥 二十七 左金吾よりかね」 三代目助高屋高助

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), 4th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Other artist Utagawa Sadatoshi (Japanese, active 1830s–1860s), 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

47.1711.22

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 Sadatoshi ga (inset)

豊国画(年玉枠)、門人貞年画

Markings

Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Murata, Rat 4
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Ta

改印:衣笠、村田、子四
彫師:彫多

Credit Line

Gift of Lucy Truman Aldrich