Utagawa Kunisada (歌川国貞) / Toyokuni III (三代豊国) (artist 1786 – 01/12/1865)

Ichikawa Gangyoku I [市川眼玉] as Ōboshi Yuranosuke (大星由良之助) and Bandō Shuka I as the courtesan Okaru (...おかる) being spied on by Ōtani Tomoemon IV as Moronao's henchman, Ono Kadayū (斧九太夫) below - Scene VII from the Chūshingura

Print


1849
19.5 in x 14.25 in (Overall dimensions) Japanese woodblock print

Signed (on the left): Chōōrō Kuniyoshi ga
朝櫻樓国芳画
(on the right): Ichiyūsai Kuniyoshi ga
一勇斎国芳画
Artist's seal: toshidama
Publisher: Daikokuya Heikichi
(Marks 029 - seal 22-094)
Censor seal: Hama and Magome - 4/1849
Waseda University - left panel Chūshingura (忠臣蔵 - 47 rōnin) (genre)
actor prints (yakusha-e - 役者絵) (genre)
Ichikawa Gangyoku I (初代市川眼玉) (actor)
Bandō Shūka I (初代坂東しうか) (actor)
Ōtani Tomoemon IV (四代目大谷友右衛門) (actor)
Daikokuya Heikichi (大黒屋平吉) (publisher)