Utagawa Toyokuni II (二代目歌川豊国) (artist 1777 – 1835)
Onoe Kikugorō III [三代目尾上菊五郎] holding an open fan decorated with plum blossoms
1828 – 1829
10.375 in x 15.375 in (Overall dimensions) Japanese woodblock print
Signed: Toyokuni ga
Publisher: Echizenya Kihei?
(Marks 47? - seal closest to 01-052)
Censor's seal: kiwame
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - an onnagata print from this series
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - another onnagata print from this series
Waseda University - Ichikawa Danjūrō VII
British Museum - gift of Dr. Ellis Tinios
Lyon Collection - another copy of this print
Mike Lyon owns two copies of this print. See also #1284.
The poem was written by Jippensha Ikku (十返舎 一九: 1765-1831).
Onoe Kikugorō III (三代目尾上菊五郎: 11/1815-3/1848) (actor)
actor prints (yakusha-e - 役者絵) (genre)
Echizenya Kihei (越前屋喜兵隊) (publisher)
ōkubi-e (大首絵) (genre)