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

Print: Mimasu Gennosuke I (三枡源之助) as Ikazuchi Tsurunosuke (雷鶴之助) - left panel of a triptych from the play 'Maples and Deer: The Long Sleeves of the Soga Brothers' (Momiji ni shika furisode Soga -紅葉鹿振袖曽我)

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Dates: 1829,created
Dimensions: 9.75 in,14.75 in,Overall dimensions
Medium: Japanese color woodblock print

Signed: Gototei Kunisada ga
Publisher: Daikokuya (Marks U032 - seal 02-051)
Censor's seal: kiwame

Related links: Waseda University - right panel; Waseda University - center panel; Waseda University (left panel); Hankyu Culture Foundation; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - 1780 Shunshō print with Ikazuchi Tsurunosuke; Finnish National Museum - the two outside panels;

Physical description:

This image portrays a character from a play by Tsuruya Nanboku IV (1755-1829). This print dates from the same year the play was first produced.

complete triptych