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Tôtômi Province: (Actor Bandô Shûka I as) the Blind Minstrel (Goze) Asagao, No. 11 from the series The Glories of the Provinces of Japan (Kunizukushi Yamato meiyo)

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Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche (main image); Monjin Kuniasa ga (inset) 豊国画(年玉枠)、門人国朝画

Marks

Censors' seals: Murata, Kinugasa, Rat 12 Blockcutter's mark: Hori Ta

Credit Line

Gift of Lucy Truman Aldrich

Japanese, Edo period, 1852 (Kaei 5), 12th month

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 24.7 x 18.2 cm (9 3/4 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1711.6

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints