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Actors Onoe Shinshichi III? (R), Ichikawa Danjûrô VIII (C), and Ichikawa Kodanji IV (L)

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The three actors appeared together at the Nakamura Theater in 1850, but no play has been found that corresponds to this scene. 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: Magome, Hama 改印: 馬込、浜

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Japanese, Edo period, 1850 (Kaei 3) ?

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych

Accession Number

2009.4992.16a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints