Utagawa Sadamasu (歌川貞升) (artist )

Kataoka Ichizō I (片岡市蔵) as Tetsugatake (鉄ヶだけ) in the play Sekitori sen ryō nobori (関取千両幟)

Print


1839
10.375 in x 15.25 in (Overall dimensions) Japanese woodblock print

Signed: Gochōtei Sadamasu
五蝶亭貞升画
Publisher: Honya Seishichi
(Marks 123 - seal 25-527)

Waseda University
Lyon Collection - another copy of this print
Royal Museums of Art and History, Belgium (via Cultural Japan)

There is another Sadamasu print, a portrait, of Kataoka Ichizō I as Tetsugatake Dazaemon. It dates from 8/1839 and is illustrated in Ikeda Bunko, Kamigata yakusha-e shūsei (Collected Kamigata Actor Prints), vol. 3, Ikeda Bunko Library, Osaka, 2001, #121.
Honya Seishichi (本屋清七) (publisher)
actor prints (yakusha-e - 役者絵) (genre)
Kataoka Ichizō I (初代片岡市蔵) (actor)
sumō (相撲) (genre)
Kyōto-Osaka prints (kamigata-e - 上方絵) (genre)