X
MOV File
Online Collections

#1: Ichikawa Ebizô V as Prince Suzuka and Ichikawa Danjûrô VIII as Yamanoue Gennaizaemon in Zôhiki (Elephant-pulling), from the series The Eighteen Great Plays

Utagawa%20Kunisada%20as%20Toyokuni%20III%2C%20%3Cb%3E%3Ci%3E%20%231%3A%20Ichikawa%20Ebiz%26%23244%3B%20V%20as%20Prince%20Suzuka%20and%20Ichikawa%20Danj%26%23251%3Br%26%23244%3B%20VIII%20as%20Yamanoue%20Gennaizaemon%20in%20Z%26%23244%3Bhiki%20%28Elephant-pulling%29%2C%20from%20the%20series%20The%20Eighteen%20Great%20Plays%3C%2Fi%3E%3C%2Fb%3E%2C%203rd%20month%2C%201852%2C%20color%20woodblock%20print%20on%20paper%3B%20%26%23333%3Bban%20nishiki-e%2C%20Bequest%20of%20James%20Sumner%20Douglass%2C%20public%20domain%2C%202006.93.43
Utagawa Kunisada as Toyokuni III, #1: Ichikawa Ebizô V as Prince Suzuka and Ichikawa Danjûrô VIII as Yamanoue Gennaizaemon in Zôhiki (Elephant-pulling), from the series The Eighteen Great Plays, 3rd month, 1852, color woodblock print on paper; ōban nishiki-e, Bequest of James Sumner Douglass, public domain, 2006.93.43

This work is not currently on view.

Save to My Collection
Facebook Twitter
Details
Title

#1: Ichikawa Ebizô V as Prince Suzuka and Ichikawa Danjûrô VIII as Yamanoue Gennaizaemon in Zôhiki (Elephant-pulling), from the series The Eighteen Great Plays

Related Titles

catalog entry: #1: Ichikawa Ebizô V as Prince Suzuka and Ichikawa Danjûrô VIII as Yamanoue Gennaizaemon in Zôhiki (Elephant-pulling), from the series Jûhachiban no uchi (The Eighteen Great Plays)

series (translated): The Eighteen Great Plays

series (transliterated): Jûhachiban no uchi

Artist

Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese, 1786-1864)

Related People

publisher: Ebisuya Shōshichi (Japanese, active Edo/Tokyo ca. 1846-1883)

Date

3rd month, 1852

Period

Japan: Edo period (1615-1868)

Medium

color woodblock print on paper; ōban nishiki-e

Dimensions (H x W x D)

image: 13 7/8 in x 9 1/2 in; sheet: 14 1/4 in x 9 5/8 in

Inscriptions & Markings

cartouche: Suzuka no Ôji 鈴鹿の皇子 (Prince Suzuka), black ink within red rectangular cartouche, upper right, within block Language: Japanese

censor's mark: Mera Watanabe 米良 渡辺 (Mera Watanabe), printed in black ink within circle, lower right, within block Language: Japanese

date seal: ne san (year of the rat, 3rd month)

signature: Kôchôrô Toyokuni ga 香蝶豊国画 (picture by Kochoro Toyokuni), printed in black ink within orange with yellow border Toshidama cartouche, lower left, within block Language: Japanese

publisher's mark: , lower right, within block

Collection Area

Asian Art; Graphic Arts

Category

Prints

Japanese Traditional Prints

Object Type

relief print

Culture

Japanese

Credit Line

Bequest of James Sumner Douglass

Accession Number

2006.93.43

Copyright

public domain

Terms

elephant

Japanese woodblock prints

nishiki-e

oban

relief printing

relief prints

woodcuts

Description
History
Related Artworks
Media
IMLS logoNEA logoNEH logo

The Portland Art Museum’s Online Collections site is brought to you thanks to support provided by the State of Oregon through its second Culture, History, Arts, Movies, and Preservation funding program and generous awards from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the National Endowment for the Arts.