Shimotsuke Province: (Actor Segawa Kikunojô V as) Masakado's Daughter (Sokujo) Takiyasha, No. 26 from the series The Glories of the Provinces of Japan (Kunizukushi Yamato meiyo)

「国尽倭名誉 下野 廿六 将門の息女滝夜しゃ」 五代目瀬川菊之丞

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), 12th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Other artist Toyohara Kunichika (Japanese, 1835–1900), Publisher Minatoya Kohei (Japanese), Blockcutter Ôtaya Takichi (Hori Takichi) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks, Japanese Woodblock Prints (2010), p. 161

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 24.7 x 18.2 cm (9 3/4 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1711.21

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Yasohachi, the signature on the inset, is thought to be an early name of the artist who later became known as Kunichika.

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche (main image); Monjin Yasohachi ga (inset)
豊国画(年玉枠)、門人八十八画

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