Hasegawa Sadanobu I (初代長谷川貞信) (artist 1809 – 1879)

Ichikawa Ebizō V (市川海老蔵) as Shōji Hata no Ichizō on the left, Nakamura Utaemon IV (中村歌右衛門) as Yaoya Oshichi and Iwai Shijaku I (岩井紫若?) as Shiorite (?) on the right - from Asahina shimameguri (no ki?)

Print


1839
31.125 in x 14.625 in (Overall dimensions) Japanese woodblock print

Signed: Hasegawa Sadanobu ga
長谷川貞信
Publisher: Tenmaya Kihei (Marks 536 - seal 21-193)
The right panel has a second publisher's seal
which may be that of Honya Seishichi
Carver: Komazō

This triptych is illustrated in Shodai Hasegawa Sadanobu hanga sakuhin ichiran (初代長谷川貞信版画作品一覧) at #48.

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There is an example of the right-hand panel at the University of Michigan tentatively identified the role of the actor as 'Shiorine' - followed by a question mark.
Tenmaya Kihei (天満屋喜兵衛) (publisher)
actor prints (yakusha-e - 役者絵) (genre)
Kyōto-Osaka prints (kamigata-e - 上方絵) (genre)
Ichikawa Ebizō V (五代目市川海老蔵: 11/1797 to 10/1800 and 3/1832 to 3/1859) (actor)
Nakamura Utaemon IV (四代目中村歌右衛門: 1/1836-2/1852) (actor)
Iwai Shijaku I (初代岩井紫若) (actor)
Honya Seishichi (本屋清七) (publisher)