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A: Iwai Kumesaburō III in the role of Takao of Miura-ya; B: The actor Bandō Hikosaburō V in the role of Ashikaga Yoshikane

Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese, 1786-1864)


(Jerry Vegder, Prints of Japan, Port Townsend, Washington); purchased by the Indianapolis Museum of Art in 2012.

Object Information

artist
Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese, 1786-1864)
period
Edo
creation date
1861, 4th month
materials
color woodblock print, diptych
dimensions
A) 14 3/16 x 10 in. (image)
B) 14 1/4 x 10 1/8 in. (image bled to margins (sheets)
14 1/4 x 20 1/8 in. (joined)
mark descriptions
Signed by artist: Toyokuni ga (within toshidama seal)
Publisher's mark: Ito-ya Sahei
Engraver's mark: Hori-chō
Date seal
accession number
2012.31A-B
credit line
Purchased with funds provided by Mrs. Nina K. Winter in memory of our daughter, Jane Elizabeth Winter
copyright
Public Domain
collection
Asian Art