No. 1, Fukurokuju: Actor Nakamura Shikan II as Ômi Kotôta, from the series Actors in a Soga Brothers Play Representing the Seven Gods of Good Fortune (Soga mitate haiyû shichifukujin)

「曽我見立 俳優七福神」 福禄寿 二代目中村芝翫の近江小藤太

Japanese
Edo period
late 1820s (late Bunsei era)
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical chûban

Accession Number

2009.4991.8

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The complete set of seven prints, which can be arranged from right to left to form a heptaptych: 2009.4991.8 to 2009.4991.14 .

Signed

Gototei Kunisada ga

五渡亭国貞画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame

改印:極

Credit Line

Source unidentified