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UTAGAWA KUNISADA

国貞

うたがわくにさだ

(1786-1865)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scene from the play

 Date Kurabe Okuni Kabuki

伊達競阿國劇場

だてくらべおくにかぶき

also known as

Sendai Hagi

先代萩

せんだいはぎ

Date: 1821, 3rd Month

 Bunsei 4

文政4

Two panels of a triptych. The left hand panel is missing.

Right Panel: Iwai Kumesabur˘ II

岩井久米三郎 

 いわいくめさぶろう

as the courtesan Takao

 高尾

 たかお

There is a copy of this print in the British Museum.

Segawa Kikunoj˘ V

瀬川菊之丞

 せがわきくのじょう

as the daimyo Yorikane

頼兼公

  よりかねこう

Signed: Gototei Kunisada ga

Publisher:

Nishi Shin

According to information provided

on a British Museum web site.

版元: 西新

はんもと: にししん

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*We are only offering two of three panels. it is not uncommon to find only one or two panels of a triptych.

A visit to any major museum collection will confirm this. It is a fact of life.

The left panel shown below is the center panel.

 

 

 

 

 

 

      岩井久米三郎  

 

  高尾        
   
   
Segawa  Kikunojo

Iwai kumesaburo

The courtesan

Takao

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Iwai Kumesabur˘ II

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(Note that Iwai Kumesabur˘ is best known as Iwai Hanshir˘ VI

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