Actors and Theatrical Performances

TOYOKUNI (1769-1825)
The actor Band˘ Mitsugor˘ III - early 19th century
Signature: Toyokuni
Publisher's seal: Kawara (?)
Size: ˘ban

KUNISADA (1786-1864)
Portrait of the actor Nakamura Matsue III - mid 1810s
Signature: Kunisada
Publisher's seal: Kawara(?)
Censor's seal: kiwame
Size: ˘ban

SADAFUSA (active ca 1825-1850)
The actor Ichikawa Danjűr˘ VII - late 1820s?
Signature: Gofűtei Sadafusa
Publisher's seal: J˘shűya Kinz˘
Censor's seal: kiwame
Size: ˘ban

KUNIYASU (1794-1832)
The actor Bandô Mitsugorô III
Signature: Kuniyasu
Publisher's seal: Hei
Censor's seal: kiwame
Size: ˘ban

HIROSADA (act ca 1820s - 1860s - Osaka school))
Portrait of an actor - ca 1850
Signature: Hirosada
Size: chűban

KUNISADA (1786-1864)
From the series "The fifty-three stations of the T˘kaid˘" (with portraits of actors) - 1852
Signature: Toyokuni
Publisher's seal: Sumimasa (Sumiyoshi Masagor˘?)
Censors' seals: Hama & Magomi
Date seal: Rat 5
Size: ˘ban

KUNIYOSHI (1797-1861)
From the series "Thirty-six fashionable meeting places in the Eastern Capital" - 1852-1853
Signature: Ichiyűsai Kuniyoshi
Publisher's seal: Yamaguchiya T˘bei
Censors' seals: Murata & Kinugasa
Date seal: Rat 12
Size: ˘ban

KUNISADA (1786-1864)
Portrait of an actor - 1855
Signature: Toyokuni
Publisher's seal: Tsutaya Kichiz˘
Date seal: Hare 6
Censor's seal: aratame
Size: ˘ban

SHUMP█SHA (act late 1850s)
Two actors - 1859
Seal: combined censor (aratame) and date (Goat 5) seal
Size: ˘ban diptych (or two parts of a triptych)

YOSHITAKI (1841-1899)
Actor portrait
Signature: Yoshitaki
Censor's seal: aratame
Size: chûban

KUNICHIKA (1835-1900)
Two actors - 1887
Signature: Toyohara Kunichika
Size: ˘ban