Original woodblock print triptych - Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865) - Scene from the kabuki play "Ami moyô tôrô no kiku kiri" 網模様燈篭菊桐 - Japan - 1857 (Ansei 4), 6th month
Play: "Ami moyô tôrô no kiku kiri" 網模様燈篭菊桐
Date: 1857 (Ansei 4)
Ichikawa Kodanji IV as Kozaru Shichinosuke
Onoe Kikugoro IV as Goshuden Okuma
Kawarazaki Gonjuro I (?) Obo Oshinkai (?)
For another depiction of this performance by Kunisada see Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: https://collections.mfa.org/objects/486789
Signed "Toyokuni ga", on all sheets.
Published by Hayashiya Shogoro.
Aratame-seal with date-seal: 1857, 6th month.
On a Japanese washi paper, in very good condition. Colors in very good condition. Original, without backing.
Size of each sheet: 25.9x 37.2cm (3x oban).
Left sheet only in collection of Waseda under number 101-1420 .
I used 2 scans to cover the complete oban-sizes, pictures might show the copy/paste-lines or irregularities.
Will be sent under card-boards, well protected, and fully insured.
- Original woodblock print
- Nishikie (brocade) polychrome woodblock printing
- Washi paper
- 1857 (Ansei 4), 6th month
- Region/ Country of origin
- Artist/ Maker
- Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865)
- Title of artwork
- Scene from the kabuki play "Ami moyô tôrô no kiku kiri" 網模様燈篭菊桐
- Very good condition, see description
- 77.8×36.4×0 cm