Nakamura Shikan II (中村芝翫) as a figure wearing a robe decorated with crabs
Nakamura Shikan II (中村芝翫) as a figure wearing a robe decorated with crabs

Utagawa Kunisada (歌川国貞) / Toyokuni III (三代豊国) (artist 1786 – 01/12/1865)

Nakamura Shikan II (中村芝翫) as a figure wearing a robe decorated with crabs

Print


ca 1830 – 1833
10 in x 15 in (Overall dimensions) Japanese color woodblock print

Signed: Gototei Kunisada ga
五渡亭国貞画
Censor's seal: kiwame

This is probably the right-hand panel of a triptych from a kabuki production on 5/1833. The publisher is probably Kawaguchiya Shōzō.


other panels maybe from same series?


actor prints (yakusha-e - 役者絵) (genre)
Nakamura Shikan II (二代目中村芝翫: 11/1825 - 12/1835) (actor)
Kawaguchiya Shōzō (川口屋正蔵) (publisher)