Kanaya station, from the series, Fifty-three Stations along the Tokaido

The print depicts the actor Bando Shuka I in the role of (Miyuki) Asago, from the play “Sho utsushi Asagao nikki.”

Maker(s)
Artist: Utagawa Kunisada 歌川国貞 (1786-1864)
Historical period(s)
Late Edo period, 1852
Medium
Woodblock print; ink and colors on paper
Dimensions
H x W (sheet): 37 × 25.6 cm (14 9/16 × 10 1/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Lora C. and Ralph H. Redford
Accession Number
S2015.3.38
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Print
Type

Woodblock print

Keywords
actor, Japan, Late Edo period (1716 - 1868), portrait, Tokaido, woodblock print
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Scott Redford
Ralph Hubbard Redford American, 1916 - 2013

Description

The print depicts the actor Bando Shuka I in the role of (Miyuki) Asago, from the play "Sho utsushi Asagao nikki."

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum