Artist: Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (1786–1864)
Date: Edo period 1851 (Kaei 4), 2nd month
Title: Actor Ichikawa Danjûrô VIII as Hayano Kanpei「早野勘平」
About the actor: Ichikawa Danjûrô VIII was known for his slender face and regular features. His popularity in young lover roles (nimaime) are said to have been such that when he played Sukeroku, a role which involves immersing himself in a barrel of water in one scene, the water was sold afterwards to clamoring female fans.”
Play: Kanadehon Chûshingura
Publisher: Hayashiya Shôgorô
Censors' seals: Hama, Magome
Size: 24 cm x 35,5 cm
Condition: Good condition with beautiful color and fine detail, wear due to age with a few creases and some soiling, please refer to the photography for a full description.
In the collections:
Tokyo Metro Library
Museum of Fine Arts
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Kunisada original woodcut print
Actors Ichikawa Danjûrô VIII as Hayano Kanpei