An image of (Kabuki scene - story of Izutsu Kumenosuke)

Utagawa Kunisada/Toyokuni III

(Japan 1786 – 1865)

(Kabuki scene - story of Izutsu Kumenosuke)

Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Japan: Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615–1868, Ansei era 1854–1860
Year
1857
Media
Print
Medium
woodblock print; ink and colour on paper
Dimensions
36.9 x 75.3 cm image; 37.5 x 76.1 cm sheet :
a - left sheet - woman; 36.9 x 25 cm; image
a - left sheet - woman; 37.5 x 25.2 cm; sheet
b - centre sheet - two men; 36.7 x 25.3 cm; image
b - centre sheet - two men; 37.5 x 25.7 cm; sheet
c - right sheet - man; 36.9 x 25 cm; image
c - right sheet - man; 37.5 x 25.2 cm; sheet
Signature & date

Signed l.l. [part a] in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Toyokuni ga [picture by Toyokuni]". Not dated.
Signed l.l. [part b] in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Toyokuni ga [picture by Toyokuni]". Not dated.
Signed l.r. [part c], in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Toyokuni ga [picture by Toyokuni]". Not dated.

Credit
Gift of Dr Roderick Bain 1997
Accession number
171.1997.a-c