Kunisada (Toyokuni III)

Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III)

1786-1865

Combined Pictures and Calligraphy of Actor-Poets: Actor Ichimura Uzaemon XII
(Haika shoga kyodai: Ichimura Uzaemon XII)

signed Hanmoto no oju Toyokuni ga with artist's Toshidama seal, censor's seals Muramatsu and Yoshimura, and publisher's seal Terifuricho, Ebisuya of Ebisuya Shoshichi, ca. 1848

oban tate-e 14 1/8 by 9 7/8 in., 35.9 by 25 cm

The actor Ichimura Takenojo V (1812-1851) held the name Ichimura Uzaemon XII from the 11th lunar month of 1821 to the 12th lunar month of 1850.

Reference:
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, from the Bigelow Collection, accession no. 11.25109

price: $350

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