////Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III). Kabuki actor Sawamura Chōjūrō V as Kameya Chubei / Fan print, 1851.

Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III). Kabuki actor Sawamura Chōjūrō V as Kameya Chubei / 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: Sawamura Gennosuke II [沢村源之助] (Japanese, 1802/7 – 1853); other names: Suketakaya Takasuke III, Sawamura Chōjūrō V [沢村長十郎], Sawamura Tosshō I, Sawamura Genpei I.

Character: Kameya Chubei [亀屋忠兵衛]

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-0212-1.2016: Ichikawa Ebizō V as Tanbaya Onizo / Fan print, 1851.

Utagawa Kunisada. Fan print diptych. Ichikawa Ebizo V as Tanbaya Onizo. 1851.

SKU: SVJP-0212-2.2016 Categories: ,

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