active ca. 1836-1887
Festival of the Nichiren Sect
each sheet signed Oju Chikamaro, Yoshitora ga, with block cutter's seal on right and left sheets, Uemura Hori Yasu (Uemura Yasugoro), publisher's seal Tsukiji Daikin (Daikokuya Kinnosuke of Kinjiro) and censor's date seal I-schichi, aratame (year of the boar , 7th month, approved),
oban tate-e triptych 14 7/8 by 28 7/8 in., 37.7 by 73.3 cm
From right to left, actors Iwai Kumesaburo III, Sawamura Tossho II, Ichimura Uzaemon XIII, Bando Mitsugoro VI, Nakamura Fukusuke II (R); Ichikawa Ichizo III, Ichikawa Shinsha I, Ichikawa Kodanji IV, Nakamura Shikan IV, Onoe Kikujiro II, Ichikawa Shinnosuke IV (C); Ichikawa Kuzo III, Kawarazaki Gonjuro I, Sawamura Tanosuke III, Bando Hikosaburo V, Ichikawa Yaozo VI (L).
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, accession no. 11.41329a-c
Waseda University Theatre Museum, accession nos. 012-1359; 012-1360; 012-1361
(inv. no. 10-5346)
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