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A portrait of a woman is encircled by a black frame decorated with gold crests. Pieces of fabric around the frame give the appearance of depth. The woman is dressed in layers of colourful robes with her hands clasped in front of her. Long pins decorate her black hair. Lines of calligraphy decorate the background along with cartouches and texture.<br /><br />
Inscriptions: Imayō oshi-e kagami (Title); Shōrindō (Publisher's seal); Toyokuni ga (Artist's signature); Hitsuji 9, aratame (Censors' seal)
Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese (culture or style))
Mirrors for Collage Pictures in the Modern Style: Sawamura Tanosuke III as Shinzō Nakoso
1859
Gift of Dr. James Hayes
2003/1.488
This is a print of a woman seated on the ground next to a fence.  She wears a purple robe patterned with white and pink flowers and a black sash.  Her hair is elaborately decorated with ribbons and pins.  A tree grows near the fence behind her.<br />
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Inscriptions: Artist’s signature: Kunisada ga; Publisher’s seal: Kawagen (cut off); Censor’s seal: Kiwame (cut off); Tofuya Mibu (cut off) musume Omiya, Sawamura Tanosuke
Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese (culture or style))
Sawamura Tanosuke [II] as ... ya musume, Omiwa (?)
1808 – 1816
Gift of Dr. James Hayes
2003/1.458
A man and a woman gaze at eachother at the center of this print. The woman’s hair is decorated with large pins, and she wears an elegant blue robe with white flowers. She holds a koto on her lap and a writing brush in her right hand. On the back of the koto are the characters go dai riki. The man holds a pipe in his hand and sits with his back against her legs. He wears a black robe with white hatches.<br /><br />
Inscriptions: Geisha Koman; Satsuma Gengobei; Toyokuni ga (Artist's signature); To, Asakusa, Namiki, Daitora han (Publisher's seal); aratame, tatsu 6 (Censor's seal)<br />
 
Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese (culture or style))
New Satsuma Style Made to Order: Iwai Kumesaburō III as Geisha Koman and Kataoka Gadō II as Satsuma Gengobei
1856
Gift of Dr. James Hayes
2003/1.469
The man in the front wears a blue robe with brown stoles. He carries a red umbrella in both hands. Behind and above him are two men wearing blue stoles over black robes. Both men hold instruments.<br /><br />
This is a ccenter piece of a triptych (with 2003/1.473.1 and 2003/1.473.3).<br /><br />
Inscriptions: Magoemon; Toyokuni ga (Artist's siganture); hori take (Carver's seal); Kichi, Isekane (Publisher's seal); aratame, tora 9 (Censor's seals)<br />
 
Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese (culture or style))
First Snowfall on the Lovers' Journey to His Hometown: Bandō Kōsaburō IV as Magoemon
1854
Gift of Dr. James Hayes
2003/1.473.2

Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese (culture or style))
Unidentified actors as the brigand Ishikawa Goemon and the courtesan Gion no Oritsu
1853 – 1857
Gift of Dr. James Hayes
2003/1.471
This is a print of a man and a woman.  The woman wears a brown robe with white crests on the sleeves.  The man’s robe has bright pink and green flowers on the sleeve.  They are set against a dark plain background.<br />
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Inscriptions: Artist’s signature: Toyokuni ga; Publisher’s seal: To, Horiechō, Ebirin; Censor’s seal: Tori 11 aratame; Takebe Genzō, Kawarazaki Gonjūrō; Nyōbō Tonami, Azuma Ichizō
Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese (culture or style))
Kawarazaki Gonjûrô as Takebe Genzô and Azuma Ichizô as his wife, Tonami
1862
Gift of Dr. James Hayes
2003/1.475

Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese (culture or style))
Unidentified actors as Ôiso no Tora and Kewaizaka no Shôshô, in a Soga Brothers play (left 1/3 of triptych)
1861
Gift of Dr. James Hayes
2003/1.484.1

Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese (culture or style))
Unidentified actor in the role of the wife (Nyôbo) Otoku
1858
Gift of Dr. James Hayes
2003/1.481

Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese (culture or style))
Iwai Hanshirô as (Yaoya) Oshichi (the greengrocer's daughter)
1820 – 1844
Gift of the Estate of Helen B. Hall
1997/2.32
The woman in this image stands in front of a long red bench.  She wears a colourful robe with a black top and tall sandals.  Her hair is elaborately decorated.  A flowering tree is visible behind her in front of the blue sky.<br />
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Inscriptions: Artist Signature: Kunisada ga; Publisher’s seal: Kyū ; Censor’s seal: kiwame; Kohina, Iwai Shijaku<br />
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This is the left panel of a triptych (the right panel, 2003/1.420.2).
Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese (culture or style))
Iwai Shijaku [I] as Kohina (left half of a diptych with 2003/1.420.2)
1822 – 1844
Gift of Dr. James Hayes
2003/1.420.1
In this print, a woman stands next to a bamboo fence.  She wears a black robe with a grey sash.  A blue and white cloth covers her head.  Branches of a tree descend from the top of the print behind her.<br />
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Inscriptions: Artist’s signature: Kunisada ga; Publisher’s seal: To, Yamaguchi han; Censor’s seal: Kiwame; Nyōbō Oroku, Iwai Shijaku
Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese (culture or style))
Iwai Shijaku [I] as the wife, Oroku
1822 – 1844
Gift of Dr. James Hayes
2003/1.433
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