Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III) - series and prints

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Kunisada half-lenght actor portraits from 1852
single and separated sheets
 

last updated:

new pictures: 10/15/06

 

new information: 12/02/02

 

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game boards

Game board

signature: Toyokuni ? ga

actors: ?

roles: ?

size: oban
censor seal:
??
date: rat 8
publisher:
?
carver: ?
Ref.: NDL-3893

Game board with images from the Kisokaido series

signature: Ichiyosai Toyokuni ga

size: oban diptych
censor seal: Mera, Watanabe

date: rat 8
publisher:
?
carver: ?
Ref.: ritsu-130-0014

fan prints

signature: Toyokuni ga

actors: Ichikawa Monnosuke III (?)

roles: ?

size: oban
censor seal: Fuku, Muramatsu

date: rat 10
publisher:
?
carver: ?
Ref.: N86

signature: Toyokuni ga

actors: ?

roles: ?

size: oban
censor seal: Fuku, Muramatsu

date: rat 2ic
publisher:
?
carver: ?
Ref.: N105

signature: Toyokuni ga

actors: ?

roles: ?

size: oban
censor seal:
??
date: rat ?
publisher:
?
carver: ?
Ref.: N54

signature: Toyokuni ga

actors: Onoe Kikujiro II, Sawamura Chojuro V
roles: churo Onoe
play: Sumidagawa tsui no kagamon

size: oban
censor seal: Fuku, Muramatsu

date: rat 3
publisher: Yamamotoya Heikichi

carver: ?
Ref.: N120

memorial prints (shini-e). The next five prints are shini-e for Ichikawa Danjuro VIII, who died in 8/1854, but all have a date seal from 1852. This mean they were made with reused woodblocks.
Bando Shuka I died in 3/1855 and older woodblocks were recyled, too.

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Ichikawa Danjuro VIII
original print from "Kisokaido" series, station 61
 

size: oban
censor seal: Kinugasa, Murata

date: rat 12
publisher: Ichikawa Danjuro VIII

carver: ?
ref.: NDL-566

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Ichikawa Danjuro VIII
original print from a diptych, Danjuro as Jiraya no henshin

size: oban
censor seal: Mera, Watanabe

date: rat 7
publisher:
no seal
carver: ?
ref.: NDL-567

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Ichikawa Danjuro VIII
original print not found



size: oban
censor seal:
??
date: rat 12
publisher:
?
carver: ?
ref.: NDL-568

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Ichikawa Danjuro VIII
original print from "Restaurant" series, no. 21, Danjuro as Kiyomizu Seigen


size: oban
censor seal: Mera, Watanabe

date: rat 11
publisher: Fujiokaya Keijiro

carver: ?
ref.: ritsu 201-5066

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Ichikawa Danjuro VIII
original print from "Tokaido Intermediate" series, no. 40, Danjuro as Fuwa Banzaemon


size: oban
censor seal: unreadable

date: rat 10
publisher: no seal

carver: ?
ref.: ritsu 014-0258

     

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Ichikawa Danjuro VIII
original print from "Tokaido" series, no. 06, Danjuro as Hayano Kanpei


size: oban
censor seal: unreadable

date: ?/1852
publisher: ?

carver: ?
ref.: N116

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Bando Shuka I
original print from "Comparisons of the five elements" series, Shuka as Seigen ama


size: oban
censor seal: unreadable

date: rat 10
publisher: no seal

carver: ?
ref.: N81

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Bando Shuka I
original print see below


size: oban
censor seal: Hama, Magome

date: rat 9
publisher: Kiya Sojiro

carver: ?
ref.: ritsu-014-0270

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Ichikawa Danjuro VIII
original print from a diptych, Danjuro as Kumagai Jiro


size: oban
censor seal: Hama, Magome

date: rat 9
publisher: Kiya Sojiro

carver: ?
ref.: N116

single (?) or separated sheets

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Ichikawa Ebizo V

role: Musashibo Benkei

play: Kanjincho

size: oban
censor seal: Magome, Hama

date: rat 9
publisher: Kagaya Yasubei

carver: ?
ref.: N4, L56,p102 and p145

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Ichikawa Danjuro VIII

role: Hachiman Taro Yoshiee

play: Oshu Adachigahara

size: oban
censor seal: Fuku, Muramatsu

date: rat 10
publisher: Ebisuya Shoshichi

carver: ?
ref.: ritsu 100-3785

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Ichikawa Kodanji IV

role: the ghost of Menoto Igarashi

play: Otogi Banashi Hakate no Imori

size: oban
censor seal: Hama, Magome

date: rat 9
publisher: Kogaya Katsugoro

carver: ?
ref.: L52,p93

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Ichikawa Danjuro VIII

role: hita Fukumaki Takarako jitsu Jiraiya

play: Jiraiya goketsu monogatari

size: oban
censor seal: Kinugasa, Murata

date: rat 8
publisher: Hayashiya Shogoro ?

carver: ?
ref.: N3, ritsu 006-0501, e.a.

same print as above, different colouring and background










ref: N107-m341-017-17

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Morita Kanya XI

role: Otsubo Ryozaemon

size: oban
censor seal: Hama, Magome

date: rat 9
publisher: Kogaya Katsugoro

carver: ?
ref.: L1,p49, ritsu 100-7389

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: ?

role: Arashi Rio ?

size: oban
censor seal: Kinugasa, Murata

date: rat 8
publisher: Ebisuya Shoshichi

carver: ?
ref.: N43

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: ?

role: Hanare-goma Chokichi

play: Futatsu Chocho Kurawa Nikki

size: oban
censor seal: Fuku, Muramatsu

date: rat 2ic
publisher: Izumiya Ichibei

carver: ?
ref.: N3

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Ichikawa Danjuro VIII

role: Jiraya

play: Jiraiya goketsu monogatari

size: oban
censor seal: Kinugasa, Murata

date: rat 8
publisher: Wakasaya Yoichi

carver: ?
ref.: N3, ritsu 006-0433, e.a.

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Nakamura Fukusuke I

role: ?

size: oban
censor seal: Hama, Magome

date: rat 9
publisher: Iseya Mamezo

carver: ?
ref.: N3

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Arashi Rikan III

role: Abe Sadato

play: Oshu Adachigahara

size: oban
censor seal: Fuku, Muramatsu

date: rat 10
publisher: Ebisuya Shoshichi

carver: ?
ref.: N3, ritsu 100-3786

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Ichikawa Kodanji IV

role: ?

size: oban
censor seal: Hama, Magome

date: rat 9
publisher: Minatoya Kohei

carver: ?
ref.: N3, ritsu 006-4700

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Ichikawa Danjuro VIII

role: Kumagai (Jiro) Naozane

play: Ichinotani futaba gunki

size: oban
censor seal: Hama, Magome

date: rat 9
publisher: Kagaya Yasubei

carver: ?
ref.: N3

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Ichikawa Monnosuke III ?

role: ?

size: oban
censor seal: Fuku, Muramatsu

date: rat 2ic
publisher: Izumiya Ichibei

carver: ?
ref.: N3

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Ichikawa Kodanji IV

role: Akamatsu Shigetamaru

play: Otogi banashi Hakata no imaori

size: oban
censor seal: Hama, Magome

date: rat 9
publisher: Kogaya Katsugoro

carver: ?
ref.: ritsu 101-0876

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Arashi Rikan III, Ichikawa Danjuro VIII

role: Kuzunoha kitsune, Abe no Yasuna

play: Ashiya dauman ochi kagami

size: oban
censor seal: Hama, Magome

date: rat 9
publisher: Ebisuya Shoshichi

carver: ?
ref.: ritsu 006-3023

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Bando Shuka I

role: ?

size: oban
censor seal: Hama, Magome

date: rat 9
publisher: Tsujiya Yasubei

carver: ?
ref.: ritsu 006-0545

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Ichikawa Ebizo V

role: Abe Muneto

play: Oshu Adachigahara

size: oban
censor seal: Fuku, Muramatsu

date: rat 10
publisher: Ebisuya Shoshichi

carver: ?
ref.: ritsu 100-3787

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Onoe Baiko IV

role: ?

size: oban
censor seal: Hama, Magome

date: rat 9
publisher: Kagaya Yasubei

carver: ?
ref.: ritsu 101-0877

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Bando Shuka I

role: ?

size: oban
censor seal: Hama, Magome

date: rat 9
publisher: Kiya Sojiro

carver: ?
ref.: ritsu 101-3773

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Ichikawa Danjuro VIII

role: Jiraya

play: Jiraiya goketsu monogatari

size: oban
censor seal: ??

date: rat ?
publisher: ?

carver: ?
ref.: N3

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Arashi Rikan III

role: Yuminosuke

play: Jiraiya goketsu monogatari

size: oban
censor seal: ??

date: rat ?
publisher: ?

carver: ?
ref.: N3

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: ?

role: ?

size: oban
censor seal: ??

date: rat 7
publisher: Kagaya Yasubei

carver: ?
ref.: N3

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Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III) - series and prints