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Gogatsu Gorô Tokimune: P.61-1999

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Gogatsu Gorô Tokimune
Translated as: Fifth month: [Soga no] Gorô Tokimune
Mitate jûni-ka-getsu
Translated as: Parodies of the twelve months

Maker(s)

Designer: Kunisada, Utagawa
Designer: Kunisada II, Utagawa
Publisher: Kagaya Yasubei

Entities

Categories

Description

Ichikawa Danjûrô VII as Gorô, as if painted on a lantern, with iris. Inset landscape of figure running in a sudden evening shower. Colour print from woodblocks, Toyokuni ga, Kunisada. ho*(inset). Kagaya Yasubei. Hama & Magome. 1852/9. Poem by Sadayoshi. Yudachi ya/harete hitori no/** hana

Notes

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

Dating

1852-09 CE - 1859-09 CE

Note

The main scene was designed by Kunisada (Toyokuni III) and the inset landscape by Kunisada II.

School or Style

Ukiyo-e
Japanese

Materials used in production

Coloured ink

Components of the work

Support composed of Japanese paper

Techniques used in production

Nishiki-e
Colour printing
Woodcut

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Toyokuni ga
  • Location: Main image
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Kunisada ho[?]
  • Location: Inset landscape
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Kagaya Yasubei
  • Type: Publisher's mark
  • Text: Hama and Magome
  • Type: Censor's seal

Inscription present: poem by Sadayoshi

  • Text: Yûdachi ya/harete hitori no/** hana (?)
  • Type: Verses

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.61-1999
Primary reference Number: 9454
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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