////Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III). Kabuki actor Ichikawa Ebizō V as Tanbaya Onizo / Fan print, 1851.

Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III). Kabuki actor Ichikawa Ebizō V as Tanbaya Onizo / Fan print, 1851.

Artist: Utagawa Kunisada [歌川 国貞] a.k.a. Utagawa Toyokuni III [三代歌川豊国] (Japanese, 1786 – 1865).

Signed: Toyokuni ga [豊国 画] in a red toshidama cartouche.

Actor: Ichikawa Danjūrō VII 市川団十郎 (Japanese, 1791 – 1859); other names: Ichikawa Ebizō V, Ichikawa Hakuen II, Ichikawa Shinnosuke I.

Character: Tanbaya Onizo [丹波屋鬼蔵]

Play: Koi Bikyaku Yamato Orai [恋飛脚大和往来]

Performance: Kawarasaki Theatre [河原崎座] in the 2nd month of 1851.

Double nanushi censor seals: Fuku & Muramatsu, from 3rd month of Kaei 2 to 11th month of Kaei 4 (1849-51).

Another fan print from the pair SVJP-0212-2.2016: Sawamura Chōjūrō V as Kameya Chubei.

Utagawa Kunisada. Fan print diptych. Sawamura Chojuro V as Kameya Chubei. 1851.

SKU: SVJP-0212-1.2016 Categories: ,

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