Tôtômi Province: (Actor Bandô Shûka I as) the Blind Minstrel (Goze) Asagao, No. 11 from the series The Glories of the Provinces of Japan (Kunizukushi Yamato meiyo)

「国尽倭名誉 遠江 十一 瞽女あさがほ」 初代坂東しうか

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), 12th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Other artist Artist Unidentified, Japanese, 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

47.1711.6

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Artist of inset not identified.

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche (main image); Monjin Kuniasa ga (inset)

豊国画(年玉枠)、門人国朝画

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