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

Ichimura Uzaemon XII (市村羽左衛門) as Saitōgo Kunitake (斎藤吾国武) and Seki Sanjūrō II (関三十郎) as the samurai Goto Hyōe Morinaga (後藤兵衛盛長) in the play Itsukushima sugata no utsushi-e (巌島姿写絵)

Print


11/1824
9.5 in x 14.25 in (Overall dimensions) Japanese color woodblock prints

Signed: Gototei Kunisada ga
五渡亭国貞画
Publisher: Ōmiya Heihachi (Marks 413 - seal 01-108)
Censor's seal: kiwame
Waseda University

This play was performed at the Ichimura Theater in Edo in the 7th month of 1824. Saitōgo was a figure in the Heike monogatari and the play Itsukushima sugata no utsushi-e was Heike related. (JSV)
Seki Sanjūrō II (二代目関三十郎: 11/1807-2/1839) (actor)
actor prints (yakusha-e - 役者絵) (genre)
Ōmiya Heihachi (近江屋平八) (publisher)
Ichimura Uzaemon XII (十二代目市村羽左衛門) (actor)