Hamano masago makie no takashima (from the series, New Plays of the Meiji-za)
  • Object Name: triptych
  • Artist: Kunichika, Toyohara (Japanese, 1835-1900)
  • Date Made: 1897
  • Culture/Nationality: Japanese
  • Place Made: Japan
  • Materials: ink on paper; woodcut
  • Measurements: image: 108.4 cm x 72 cm
  • Credit Line: Purchased by Museums and Collections Services
  • Accession No.: 2006.1.3
  • Description: An oban triptych that depicts the actor Ichikawa Sandanji I as Ishikawa Goemon in the Kabuki play "Keisei Ishikawazome"

    This work follows in Kunichika's esteemed genre of Yakusha-e (prints of actors)... more »
  • Subject Terms: actor / actress, arm/arms raised, date, hand/hands raised, Japanese text, kabuki, kimono, man, Meiji, name of artist, publisher seal, Sandanji, Ichikawa, standing, sword, title of work, Ukiyo-e revival, Yakusha-e