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Subject:Japanese wood block
Posted By: Olvia Mon, Oct 31, 2022 IP:

Any info (artist or date) on this old wood block would be much appreciated.
Thank you in advance

Subject:Re: Japanese wood block
Posted By: Stan Mon, Oct 31, 2022

See the link below for info on your print:


Subject:Re: Japanese wood block
Posted By: Horst Graebner Mon, Oct 31, 2022

The print is by Kunisada I, signing "Gotoei Kunisada ga".
It's the right sheet of a kabuki diptych. Depicted is the actor Onoe Tamizō [II] as Tenjiku Tokubei Dainichimaru (天竺徳兵衛大日丸) in the play "Tenjiku Tokubei banri no irifune" performed at the Nkamura theatre, Edo, in 7/1841. Publisher is Aritaya Seiemon; censor seal "kiwame".
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