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Actors Ichikawa Shinsha I, Nakayama Ichizô I and Onoe Kikujirô II (R); Ichikawa Ebizô V and Ichikawa Kodanji IV; (C) and Onoe Shinshichi III, Ichikawa Danjûrô VIII and Ichikawa Ebijûrô IV (?) (L)

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Possibly made to celebrate Ebizô's return to Edo in the third month of 1850. From an album of triptychs (plus one diptych), 2009.4992.1a-c to 2009.4992.17a-c

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga (on each sheet) 一勇斎国芳画(芳桐印)

Marks

Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Hama 改印: 衣笠、浜

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Japanese, Edo period, about 1850 (Kaei 3)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych

Accession Number

2009.4992.17a-c

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints