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Actor Bandô Shûka I as the Nun Seigen (Seigen-ni)

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Center sheet of incomplete triptych. Play: Hatsu Sakura Onoe no Iwafuji Theater: Ichimura

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga 一勇斎国芳画

Marks

Censors' seals: Yoshimura, Muramatsu No blockcutter's mark Artist's seal: kiri

Provenance

1952, gift of Louis Aaron Lebowich (b. 1880), Boston, to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich

Japanese, Edo period, 1847 (Kôka 4), 3rd month

Catalogue Raisonné

Kuniyoshi Project db (complete triptych)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38 x 26 cm (14 15/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

RES.52.4

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints