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This is a print of a woman seated on the floor.  Behind her is a set of stairs and to the left of her is a red standing lantern. In the front left corner is a partial image of an ink set with brushes and inkstone. The actor is dressed in a kimono of two distinct patterns. Near the base of the kimono and the end of the sleeves the cloth is checkered with blue and black. The second layer of fabric is red with white stripes. The base of the kimono is bordered grey, and a piece of a grey sash with white dots can be seen.  She is holding a brush in her right hand while a scroll with writing is held in her left hand which drapes down over her knee and onto the floor.<br /><br />
Inscriptions: Artist's signature: Kuniaki ga: Publisher's seal: Jū; Censor's seal: aratame, inu 8 intercalary; Minatoya no Iroha, Sawamura Tanosuke
Hirasawa Kuniaki I
Hibi ni tatsu ukina no hatsushio: Sawamura Tanosuke III as Minatoya no Iroha
1862
Gift of Dr. James Hayes
2003/1.582
A woman with a sword looks back to her left. Her right hand is hidden by her long sleeve, just above the sword handle. Her blue outer robe is partially removed and reveals a patterned red and blue robe beneath. The bottom of the outer robe has a spray of flowers, and a crest adorns the left sleeve. A lantern lights up the stage behind her.<br /><br />
Unidentified inscriptions.
Shunshō Katsukawa (Japanese (culture or style))
Iwai Hanshirō IV as an Onnadate
1750 – 1799
Museum Purchase
1960/1.156
In this print, a woman in warrior garb faces away from the viewer at an angle.  She holds a sword in her left hand. Behind her is a black lantern.  The top of the print has lines of calligraphy, and the bottom has a light green wash.<br />
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Inscriptions: Kinsei suikōden; Onna Kansuke, Iwai Tojaku; calligraphy; Publisher's seal: Kichi, Isekane; Artist's signature: Toyokuni ga; Censor's seal: inu urū 8, aratame
Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese (culture or style))
A Modern 'The Water Margin': Iwai Tojaku I as Female Kansuke
1862
Gift of Dr. James Hayes
2003/1.467
A woman wearing a multi-layered red robe looks over her shoulder at the legs and arm of a man off the print.  The woman has blue flowers in her hair, and her robe is decorated with orange flowers.  A spotlight illuminates the leaves behind her.<br /><br />
This is the center portion of a triptych.<br /><br />
Inscriptions: Okugata Shirayu; Tsutaya, Kichizō (Publisher's seal); Mera/Murata (Censor's seal); Toyokuni ga (Signature)
Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese (culture or style))
The Flowers of Words and Fall Leaves at Peak Color: Bandō Shūka I as Wife Shirayu
1849 – 1850
Gift of Dr. James Hayes
2003/1.494.2
A woman in a head wrap stands looking sideling at the viewer.  The bottom of a pole is visible to her right, and to her left is a litter with a cherry-blossom canopy.  Above her is a red paper lantern with the character “<em>ryō</em>”.<br /><br />
This is the center panel of a triptych.<br /><br />
Inscription: Hanmoto, Izutsuya (Publisher's seal); Tori [Rooster] 4 aratame (Censor's seals); Kinokuniya Shozan
Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese (culture or style))
Iris-colored Hatsuneya: Sawamura Tanosuke III as Kinokuniya Shozan
1861
Gift of Sharlynn and Andrew Circo, in memory of Sotokichi Katsuizumi
2011/2.192.2
In this print, a woman wields a large cross-shaped pole, looking over her right shoulder.  To her left, a litter rests on the dock with a canopy of cherry blossoms.  Above her are two red paper lanterns; the one on the right has the character “<em>s</em><em>ō</em>”; the lantern on the left has the character “<em>ware</em>”.<br /><br />
This is the right panel of a triptych.<br /><br />
Inscription: Hanmoto, Izutsuya (Publisher's seal); Tori [Rooster] 4 aratame (Censor's seals); Yamatoya Enshi<br />
 
Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese (culture or style))
Iris-colored Hatsuneya: Iwai Kumesaburō III as Yamatoya Enshi
1861
Gift of Sharlynn and Andrew Circo, in memory of Sotokichi Katsuizumi
2011/2.192.3
A barefoot man stands with one arm raised and the other holding a hoe behind him.  He is wearing plain robes and his head is covered in a blue cloth.  A spotlight illuminates the leaves behind him.<br /><br />
Inscriptions: Tsutaya, Kichizō (Publisher's seal); Mera/Murata (Censor's seal); Toyokuni (Signature); Koshō Hōsaku<br /><br />
This is the left panel of a triptych.
Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese (culture or style))
The Flowers of Words and Fall Leaves at Peak Color: Nakamura Utaemon IV as Koshō Hōsaku
1849
Gift of Dr. James Hayes
2003/1.494.1
Two men grapple on a set of steps.  The man on the right holds a lantern in one hand and has grabbed onto the man on the left with his other.  The man on the right wears a short yellow robe with large characters written in black.  The man on the ground has a beard.<br /><br />
Inscriptions: Publisher's seal: Tsutaya, Kichizō; Censor's seal: Mera/Murata; Signature: Toyokuni; Asamaru; Dainichibō<br /><br />
This is the right panel of a triptych.
Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese (culture or style))
The Flowers of Words and Fall Leaves at Peak Color: Ichimura Uzaemon XII as Asamaru and Seki Sanjūrō III as Dainichibō
1849
Gift of Dr. James Hayes
2003/1.494.3
The warrior in this print looks over his left shoulder while reaching up his right sleeve. His elaborate robe is disheveled. It is hiked up at the waist and pushed off his right shoulder. A sword is visible at his side. The dock he stands on is crowded with poles, gates, and a bell. Above him, a red paper lantern hangs with the symbol “<em>yashiro</em>”.<br /><br />
This is the left panel of a triptych.<br /><br />
Publisher's seal: Hanmoto, Izutsuya; Tori [Rooster] 4 aratame (Censor's seals); Otowaya Shinsui
Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese (culture or style))
Iris-colored Hatsuneya: Bandō Hikosaburō as Otowaya Shinsui
1861
Gift of Sharlynn and Andrew Circo, in memory of Sotokichi Katsuizumi
2011/2.192.1
A woman is hunched over, her right hand on her lower back, and her left hand holding onto the top of a spool. She wears a pale striped robe over a layer of purple floral and red with a black sash around her waist. The bright blue robe of another person off the print is visible at the right edge.<br /><br />
This is the left panel of a triptych (with 2008/2.10B and 2008/2.10C).<br /><br />
Inscriptions: Toyohara Kunichika hitsu (Artist's signature); Meiji 31 nen 10 gatsu 15 nichi insatsu dōgatsu 20 nichi hakko<br /><br />
 
Toyohara Kunichika (Japanese (culture or style))
Crossing Swords in the Pleasure Quarters: Nakamura Fukusuke IV (Nakamura Utaemon V) as a Maid
1898
Gift of Stuart Katz
2008/2.10A
This image is the far right panel of a triptych and depicts an interior view of a dark cabin. Two young girls in swim suits are sitting inside and behind them stands a stack of inflatable tubes.
David Hilliard
Rosemary's Dock
2003
Gift from the Collection of David S. Rosen MD, MPH
2013/2.146.3
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