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Artist: Utagawa Kunisada (歌川国貞) / Toyokuni III (三代豊国)

Print: Asao Yūjirō I (浅尾勇次郎) holding an umbrella in the play
Tsuma Gasane Uwasa no Kikuzuki - left panel of a diptych

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Dates: circa 1816,created
Dimensions: 10.5 in,15.25 in,Overall dimensions
Medium: Japanese color woodblock print
Inscription: Signed: Gototei Kunisada ga
五渡亭国貞画
Publisher: Kawachiya Genshichi
(Marks 227 - seal 25-102)
Censor seal: kiwame

Related links: Ritsumeikan University - black and white; Ritsumeikan University - black and white right-hand (右) panel;

Physical description:

This print is one of the earliest produced by Kunisada and shows the clear influence of his teacher Toyokuni I. It represents a performance of the play Tsuma Gasane Uwasa no Kikuzuki (褄重噂菊月). This is the left-hand (左) panel of a diptych.