Artist: Utagawa Kunisada (歌川国貞) / Toyokuni III (三代豊国)

Print: Ichikawa Kuzō II [市川九蔵] as Kongara Dōji (矜伽羅童子) left panel of Fudō Myōō triptych

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Dates: 1851,created
Dimensions: 9.75 in,13.9 in,Overall dimensions
Medium: Japanese woodblock print

Signed: Toyokuni ga (豊国画)
Publisher: Wakasaya Yoichi (Marks 573 - seal 27-021)
Censor seals: Fuku and Muramatsu
Special seal: shita-uri

Related links: Waseda University ; Tokyo Metropolitan Library - the whole triptych; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - the full triptych; Lyon Collection - the full triptych;

Physical description:

This is from a performance at the Ichimura-za in the 9th month, 1851. This print is the left-hand panel of a triptych.

Kongara dōji is usually shown carrying a club, whereas Seitaka generally holds a long-stemmed lotus flower.


There are at least 9 other compositions in the Lyon Collection with the 'shita-uri' seal on them.