Toyohara Kunichika (豊原国周) (artist 1835 – 1900)

Kawarazaki Gonjūrō I (河原崎権十郎) as Samezaya Shirōza (鮫ざや四郎三) from an untitled set of ten prints of otokodate

Print


1865
9.75 in x 14 in (Overall dimensions) Japanese color woodblock print
Signed: Kunichika ga (国周画)
Artist's seal: toshidama in red
Publisher: Izutsuya Shōkichi
(Marks 188 - seal 24-055)
Carver: Hori Ei
Date seal: 1865, 4th mo.
Series #: 4 (四)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Waseda University
Shizuoka Prefectural Library
Hankyu Culture Foundation
Lyon Collection - another print from this series
Ishikawa Prefectural Museum of Art

There are eight prints from this set in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Izutsuya Shōkichi (井筒屋庄吉) (publisher)
actor prints (yakusha-e - 役者絵) (genre)
Kawarazaki Gonjūrō I (初代河原崎権十郎: 9/1852 to 2/1869) (actor)