• THE PUPPET THE BIJIN IS HOLDING IS IN THE FORM OF ONOE KIKUGORŌ III (尾上菊五郎) AS GOKUIN SEN'EMON (極印千右衞門) from the series 'Five Chivalrous Men as Puppets' (<i>Mitate ningyō gonin otoko</i> - 見立人形五人男)
THE PUPPET THE BIJIN IS HOLDING IS IN THE FORM OF ONOE KIKUGORŌ III (尾上菊五郎) AS GOKUIN SEN'EMON (極印千右衞門) from the series 'Five Chivalrous Men as Puppets' (<i>Mitate ningyō gonin otoko</i> - 見立人形五人男)
THE PUPPET THE BIJIN IS HOLDING IS IN THE FORM OF ONOE KIKUGORŌ III (尾上菊五郎) AS GOKUIN SEN'EMON (極印千右衞門) from the series 'Five Chivalrous Men as Puppets' (<i>Mitate ningyō gonin otoko</i> - 見立人形五人男)
THE PUPPET THE BIJIN IS HOLDING IS IN THE FORM OF ONOE KIKUGORŌ III (尾上菊五郎) AS GOKUIN SEN'EMON (極印千右衞門) from the series 'Five Chivalrous Men as Puppets' (<i>Mitate ningyō gonin otoko</i> - 見立人形五人男)
THE PUPPET THE BIJIN IS HOLDING IS IN THE FORM OF ONOE KIKUGORŌ III (尾上菊五郎) AS GOKUIN SEN'EMON (極印千右衞門) from the series 'Five Chivalrous Men as Puppets' (<i>Mitate ningyō gonin otoko</i> - 見立人形五人男)

Utagawa Kuniyasu (歌川国安) (artist 1794 – 1832)

THE PUPPET THE BIJIN IS HOLDING IS IN THE FORM OF ONOE KIKUGORŌ III (尾上菊五郎) AS GOKUIN SEN'EMON (極印千右衞門) from the series 'Five Chivalrous Men as Puppets' (Mitate ningyō gonin otoko - 見立人形五人男)

Print


ca 1827
9.5" x 14.75" Japanese woodblock print
Signed: Kuniyasu ga (国安画)
Publisher: Uemura Yohei (Marks 423 - seal 05-007)
Censor's seal: kiwame
Art Institute of Chicago
Lyon Collection - all five prints in the series While researching the series that this print is from we discovered another corresponding series by Kuniyasu showing bijin holding onnagata puppets. We have added two of these images below the Lyon print on this page.
Uemura Yohei (上村与兵衛) (author)
beautiful women (bijin-ga - 美人画) (author)
mitate-e (見立て絵) (author)