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TOYOHARA KUNICHIKA

原国周

とよはら.くにちか

(1835-1900)

Play: 魁駒松梅桜曙 (?)(

いちばんのりめいきのさしもの

Actor (on the left): Ichikawa Kuz˘ III

市川九蔵

いちかわ.くぞう

Role: Wakasa Shinkichi

若徒新吉

わかさ.しんきち

Actor (center): Sawamura Tanosuke III

沢村田之助

さわむら.たのすけ

Role: Ane-musume (?) Kakesara

 姉娘かけ皿

あねむすめ.かけさら

Actor (on the right): Nakamura Shikan IV

中村芝翫

なかむら.しかん

Role: Tenmoku Sunosuke

天目須之助

てんもく.すえいのすけ

Publisher: Hirano-ya Shinzō

平野屋新蔵

ひろのや.しんぞう

 Print Sizes: Each panel 14 1/4" x 9 3/4"

Date: 1865, 4th Month, 18th Day

Keiō 1

慶応1年

Signed: Kunichika ga

Carver: Horikō Tashichi

彫工多七

ちょうこう.たしち

 Illustrated:

There is another copy of this triptych shown on line at the

Boston Museum of Fine Arts web site

Condition:

$460.00

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PUBLISHER:

Hirano-ya Shinzō

 

CARVER:

Horikō Tashichi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ARTIST'S SIGNATURE:

Kunichika ga

(with toshidama seal)

 

DATE SEAL:

1865, 4th Month

 

 

 

 

 

Detail image of the backside of the right panel.

 

Detail image of the backside of the left panel.

 

 

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