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Ima mo joruri zukushi (Modern Set of Dramas)


Colour woodblock print, from the series Ima no joruri zukushi (Modern Set of Dramas), depicting Act Three of the Chushingura with kabuki actors Bando Shuka I as O-Karu, and Ichikawa Danjuro VIII as Hayano Kampei, in the background are pine trees and Mt. Fuji: Utagawa Hiroshige, Japan, Edo, 1830

Museum reference



World Culture

Object name

Woodblock print

Production information

Utagawa Hiroshige, 1797 - 1858, Artist
Japan, East Asia
Sanoya Kihei, 1800 - 1875 (fl.), Publisher






Depicted: Bandō Shūka I, 1813 - 1855
Depicted: O-Karu
Depicted: Ichikawa Danjūrō VIII, 1823 - 1854
Depicted: Hayano Kampei
Depicted: Fuji-san, Honshu, Japan, East Asia

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