Act V (Godanme): Actors Matsumoto Taisuke as Yoichibei and Ichikawa Sumizô III as Sadakurô, from the series Kanadehon Chûshingura

「仮名手本忠臣蔵五段目 与一兵衛 松本たい助 定九郎 市川寿美蔵」(三代目)

Japanese
Edo period
1835 (Tenpo 6), 8th month
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Edoya Matsugorô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Suzuki et al., Utagawa Kuniyoshi ten (1996), #122 (complete series); Suzuki 1992, #301

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.2 x 36.2 cm (9 1/2 x 14 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.2186

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

From a series based on a combination of two rival performances at the Ichimura Theater and the Morita Theater.

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi hitsu
一勇斎国芳筆

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
Artist's seal: frog with toshidama
Collector's seal: Wakai Oyaji
改印:極

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection