Ichikawa Ebizô as Iwafuji (right leaf of triptych)Artist(s)Utagawa Kuniyoshi Artist NationalityJapanese (culture or style)Object Creation Date1820 - circa 1840Medium & Supportwoodblock print on paperDimensions
14 3/8 in. x 9 15/16 in. ( 36.5 cm x 25.2 cm )Credit LineGift of Dr. James HayesSubject matter
Actor Ichikawa Danjūrō VII, also known as Ichikawa Ebizō V, was born in 1791. He began acting in kabuki at the age of four. He was known for a wide variety of role types. He died in 1859.Physical Description
The woman standing in this print wears a brown robe with a blue and green sash. She holds a wooden sword close to her chin. The sliding screens in the background are painted with trees and flowers against a blue background.
Inscriptions: Artist’s signature: Kuniyoshi ga; Publisher’s seal: Hon, Edo, Sen’ichi; Censor’s seal: Kiwame; Iwafuji, Ichikawa Ebizō
This is the right panel of a triptych (with 2013/1.511.1 and 2013/1.511.2)Primary Object Classification Print Primary Object Typecolor printCollection AreaAsianRights
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women (female humans)