Utagawa Kunisada IKikuya ICHIBEI, Nakamura Shigan in the role of Lord Fujiwara no Tokihira Enlarge 1 /1

Utagawa Kunisada I

Japan 1786 – 1865

Kikuya ICHIBEI

publisher

Nakamura Shigan in the role of Lord Fujiwara no Tokihira mid 19th century Place made: Japan
Materials & Technique: prints, relief Woodblock, printed in colour, from numerous blocks Support: Japanese paper
Place Published: [Edo?]

Primary Insc: Signed on the block & printed in black c. left edge 'Gototei Kunisada ga' [drawn by Gototei Kunisada] (Gototei was one of Kunisada's many pen-names). Cut on the block & printed in black l.r. 'stamp' [unidentified censor's seal]. Cut on the block & printed in black l.r. within cartouche (partly trimmed at bot.). [Kikuya Ichibei] (publisher's seal).
Dimensions: sheet 24.4 h x 26.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Sir Randel Heymanson 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.2200