Kunisada (Toyokuni III)

Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III)


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.

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

price: $350


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