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

The print depicts the actor Ichikawa Danjuro in the role of Hayano Kanpei, from the play “Kanadehon Chushingura.”

Artist: Utagawa Kunisada 歌川国貞 (1786-1864)
Historical period(s)
Late Edo period, 1852
Woodblock print; ink and colors on paper
H x W (sheet): 36.6 × 25.7 cm (14 7/16 × 10 1/8 in)
Credit Line
Gift of Lora C. and Ralph H. Redford
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view

Woodblock print

actor, Japan, Late Edo period (1716 - 1868), portrait, Tokaido
Provenance information is currently unavailable

The print depicts the actor Ichikawa Danjuro in the role of Hayano Kanpei, from the play "Kanadehon Chushingura."

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
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