Kunisada (Toyokuni III)

Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III)

1786-1865

The Dances of Nakamura Utaemon: The Noh Master
(Nakamura Utaemon Shosa no uchi: Nokaishi)

signed Gototei Kunisada ga with censor's seal Kiwame and publisher's mark Kyu (Yamamotoya Heikichi of Eikyudo), 3rd lunar month of 1838

oban tate-e 14 3/4 by 10 in., 37.5 by 25.3 cm

This print is from a set of three featuring dances performed by Nakamura Utaemon IV (1796-1852) in the production of Sanbukutsui uta no sugata-e at the Nakamura Theater in the 3rd lunar month of 1838.

Reference:
Waseda University Theatre Museum, ref. no. 002-1559

(inv. no. 10-5368)

price: $250

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