Artist: Utagawa Kuniyasu (歌川国安)

Print: Bunraku bijin: The puppet the beautiful woman is holding
is in the form of Bandō Mitsugorō III (坂東三津五郎) as an otokodate

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Dates: circa 1827,created
Dimensions: 9.5 in,14.75 in,Overall dimensions
Medium: Japanese color woodblock print

Signed: Kuniyasu ga (国安画)
Publisher: Uemura Yohei (Marks 423 - seal 05-007)
Censor's seal: kiwame

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Physical description:

Bust portrait of a bijin holding an actor puppet on the bunraku stage under cherry blossoms. A rare series of five prints, which can also be arranged as a pentatych.

The character 安 (yasu or an?) appears on the robe of actor.