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Onoe Kikugoro as Kataoka Kozaemon 尾上菊五郎の片岡幸左衛門

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1908,0718,0.44.1-2

  • Title (object)

    • Onoe Kikugoro as Kataoka Kozaemon 尾上菊五郎の片岡幸左衛門
  • Description

    Colour woodblock print, right sheet of an oban diptych. The kabuki actor Onoe Kikugoro III as Kataoka Kozaemon, standing with an open umbrella, in the play ‘Gochumon shusu no obiya’ (御註文繻子帯屋); performed at the Kawarasaki-za in the 3rd month of 1840 (Tenpo 11).

  • Producer name

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1840
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 36.2 centimetres (right)
    • Width: 26.1 centimetres (right)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        signature
      • Inscription Position

        lower right
      • Inscription Content

        五渡亭国貞画
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Gototei Kunisada ga
      • Inscription Comment

        artist’s signature
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        lower left
      • Inscription Content

        片岡幸左衛門 尾上菊五郎
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Kataoka Kozaemon, Onoe Kikugoro
      • Inscription Comment

        print title (actor's role and name)
      • Inscription Type

        mark
      • Inscription Position

        lower right
      • Inscription Content

        山、上、坂本町川口板
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Yama, Ue, Sakamoto cho, Kawaguchi han
      • Inscription Comment

        publisher’s mark
      • Inscription Type

        seal
      • Inscription Position

        lower right
      • Inscription Content

      • Inscription Transliteration

        Kiwame
      • Inscription Comment

        censorship seal
  • Curator's comments

    For the left sheet of this oban diptych see 1908,0718,0.41.1-2

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated places

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: Gochumon shusu no obiya (御註文繻子帯屋) (play)
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1908

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    1908,0718,0.44.1-2

Diptych. The actors Onoe Kikugoro III as Kataoka Kozaemon with an umbrella and Ichikawa Ebizo V as Obiya Choemon crouching looking for a wallet, with perspective view of restaurants behind. Woodblock-printed. Signed.

Diptych. The actors Onoe Kikugoro III as Kataoka Kozaemon with an umbrella and Ichikawa Ebizo V as Obiya Choemon crouching looking for a wallet, with perspective view of restaurants behind. Woodblock-printed. Signed.

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