An image of Successive prosperity of the three fans [Iwai Hanshirô]; successive prosperity of the butterfly [Segawa Kikunojô]

Utagawa Kunisada/Toyokuni III

(Japan 1786 – 1865)

Successive prosperity of the three fans [Iwai Hanshirô]; successive prosperity of the butterfly [Segawa Kikunojô]

Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Japan
Year
circa 1847-circa 1852
Media
Print
Medium
woodblock print; ink and colour on paper, ôban triptych
Dimensions
35.4 x 74.0 cm :
a - right sheet; 35.4 x 24.5 cm
b - centre sheet; 35.4 x 24.5 cm
c - left sheet; 35.4 x 24.5 cm
Signature & date

Signed [right sheet; part a] l.r., [in cartouche] in Japanese, "Toyokuni-ga".
Signed [centre sheet; part b] l.r. corner, [in cartouche] in Japanese, "Toyokuni-ga".
Signed [left sheet; part c] l.l. corner, [in cartouche] in Japanese, "Toyokuni-ga".

Credit
Gift of Dr. James Hayes 2003
Accession number
326.2003.a-c