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Act V (Godanme): Actors Matsumoto Taisuke as Yoichibei and Ichikawa Sumizô III as Sadakurô, from the series Kanadehon Chûshingura

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From a series based on a combination of two rival performances at the Ichimura Theater and the Morita Theater.

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi hitsu 一勇斎国芳筆

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame Artist's seal: frog with toshidama Collector's seal: Wakai Oyaji 改印: 極

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1835 (Tenpo 6), 8th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Suzuki 1992, #301

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.2 x 36.2 cm (9 1/2 x 14 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.2186

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints