Ichikawa Danjûrô [VII or VIII] as Tsubone Iwafuji (old woman carrying a sandal, under a cherry tree)Artist(s)Utagawa KunisadaArtist NationalityJapanese (culture or style)Object Creation Datecirca 1820 - 1844Medium & Supportwoodblock print on paperDimensions
15 1/4 in. x 10 3/8 in. ( 38.8 cm x 26.3 cm )Credit LineGift of Dr. James HayesSubject matter
Actor Ichikawa Danjūrō VII 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 held the name Danjūrō from 1800 to 1833. He died in 1859.Physical Description
The woman in this print is hunched over, showing her back to the viewer and holding a sandal behind her. She wears a white outer robe with colourful leaves and stands under a flowering tree.
Inscriptions: Artist’s signature: Kunisada ga; Publisher’s seal: sa; Censor’s seal: kiwame; Tsubone Iwafuji, Ichikawa DanjūrōPrimary Object Classification Print Primary Object Typecolor printCollection AreaAsianRights
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women (female humans)