The Mask-seller's Booth on a Holiday (Hana no ennichi men-uri akyûdo): Actors' Faces on Masks

「花のゑん日 面売あきふど」

Japanese
Edo period
1843–47 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 4)
Artist Utagawa Kuniteru I (Sadashige) (Japanese, active about 1820–60), Publisher Yawataya Sakujirô (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.3 x 24.8 cm (14 11/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

RES.50.46

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Masks: Tametomo, (demon), Hannya, Kitsune, Asahina
Gohiiki …

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniteru ga
一雄斎国輝

Markings

Censor's seal: Hama
No blockcutter's mark
改印:浜
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Gift of Porter Sargent