98  - Japanse kunst, Japanse prent, Japanse prenten


Subject: Jitsukawa Enzaburō I as Oguri Hangan.

Title: Budō meiyoden (Tales of masters of martial arts).

Date: 8/1848

Signature: Kunimasu

Printer’s seal: Kyō Isa

Format: chūban

Private collection.

The given date is based on three chūban prints by Hirosada, which show the same actor and role. The three belong to one of his series Chūkō buyūden, of which several prints are datable to 5/1848 and 8/1848. The last is the most obvious date for Sadamasu’s print.