Clearing Weather in the Back Field (Uratanbo no seiran): Ichikawa Kodanji IV as Danshichi Kurobei (R), Kataoka Gadō II as Issun Tokubei, and Nakayama Ichizō I as Mikawaya Giheiji (L), from the series Eight Views of the Floating World (Ukiyo hakkei no uchi)

Artist: Utagawa Kunisada 歌川国貞 (1786-1865)
Publisher: Ōtaya Takichi (Hori Takichi) 太田屋多吉 (act. c. 1848-1867)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1855, 4th month
Ink and color on paper
H x W (right): 35.9 × 25.2 cm (14 1/8 × 9 15/16 in); H x W (left): 35.9 × 25 cm (14 1/8 × 9 7/8 in)
Credit Line
The Pearl and Seymour Moskowitz Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view

Woodblock print

actor, diptych, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, The Pearl and Seymour Moskowitz Collection
Provenance research underway.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
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