Artist:Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
Medium: Woodblock print
Dates:1859, 6th month
Dimensions: 14 1/2 x 9 7/8 in. (36.8 x 25.1 cm)
Accession Number: 76.151.26
Catalogue Description: Page from the series entitled "Jidai Mo Iu Ataru Shiranami" in Japanese ("Notorious Thieves of the Day" 時代模筆当白波). An alternative translation for the series title is "Current Patterns of the Underworld" The actor is playing the role of the thief, Shuso no Kumagoro, dressed as a fisherman in colorful robes with carp designs, standing in a dramatic pose. No setting except blue and green color. Condtion: Good. Small tear at top margin. Needed to be rematted, but was rematted 6/1/79.