UTAGAWA TOYOKUNI I (1769-1825)
UTAGAWA KUNISADA (1786-1865)
UTAGAWA TOYOKUNI I (1769-1825)
UTAGAWA KUNISADA (1786-1865)
UTAGAWA TOYOKUNI I (1769-1825)
UTAGAWA KUNISADA (1786-1865)
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UTAGAWA TOYOKUNI I (1769-1825)
UTAGAWA KUNISADA (1786-1865)
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A PRIVATE COLLECTION OF PRINTS FORMED IN THE 1900S
UTAGAWA TOYOKUNI I (1769-1825) UTAGAWA KUNISADA (1786-1865)

Five Woodblock Prints Depicting Actors

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UTAGAWA TOYOKUNI I (1769-1825)
UTAGAWA KUNISADA (1786-1865)
Five Woodblock Prints Depicting Actors
The group comprising:
Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865)
The Actors Sawamura Tanosuke (as Kaoyo Gozen) and Bando Kamezo (as Ko no Moronao)
From an untitled series of The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers (Chushingura)
Signed Toyokuni ga
Published by Iseya Kanekichi
1862

Utagawa Toyokuni (1769-1825)
An actor in a Production at the Nakamura Theatre
Signed Toyokuni ga
Published by Mikawaya Seiemon
Circa 1810s

Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865)
Okabe: the Actor Arashi Kichisaburo III as Rokuyata
From the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido Road (Tokaido gojusan tsugi no uchi)
Signed Toyokuni ga
Published by Tsujiokaya Bunsuke (Kinshodo)
1852

Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865)
The Actor Kawarazaki Gonjuro in the Role of Shinozuke Goro
From the series Seven Komachi
Signed Toyokuni ga
1864

Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865)
No. 47
From the series Magic Lantern Slides of That Romantic Purple Figure (Sono sugata yukari no utsushi-e)
Signed Toyokuni ga
Published by Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendo)
1852
Each oban:
36.5 x 25.5 cm. (14 3/8 x 10 in.)
36.5 x 25 cm. (14 3/8 x 9 7/8 in.)
35 x 24 cm. (13.6/8 x 9.4/8 in.)
35.5 x 23.8 cm. (14 x 9 3/8 in.)
22.5 x 34.5 cm. (8 7/8 x 13 5/8 in.)
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The same prints as the second and fourth are in the Waseda University Museum (Artwork numbers 100-0050 and 006-3619), go to: http://archive.waseda.jp/archive/index.html

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