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Bandô Mitsugorô III as Shirofuji no Genta: P.53-1999

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Bandô Mitsugorô III as Shirofuji no Genta
Actors reflected in dressing-room mirrors


Designer: Kunisada, Utagawa
Publisher: Tsutaya Kichizô




Colour print from woodblocks, Kochoro Kunisada ga. Kiwame. Tsutaya Kichizo. Saku hana ni/sake no genki o/misebaya na. Shuka


History note: Private collection, Boston; Israel Goldman

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam with the aid of the MGC Purchase Grant Fund and the National Art Collections Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: ôban mm

Place(s) associated

  • Edo ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1999) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


Production date: before AD 1831-02

School or Style


Materials used in production

Coloured ink

Components of the work

Support composed of Japanese paper

Techniques used in production

Colour printing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Saku hana ni/sake no genki o/misebaya na. Shûka.
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Verses
  • Text: Kôchôrô Kunisada ga
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Tsutaya Kichizô.
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Publisher's mark
  • Text: kiwame
  • Method of creation: Stamped
  • Type: Censor's seal

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.53-1999
Primary reference Number: 9393
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 16 January 2020 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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