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Artist: Utagawa Toyokuni I (初代歌川豊国)

Print: 3 figures in an actor's debut (役者地顔見たて) from the series The Floating World Chūshingura (Ukiyo Chūshingura - 浮世忠臣蔵) - the second act (二段目)

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Dates: 1800 - 1810,created
Dimensions: 10.25 in,15.0 in,Overall dimensions
Medium: Japanese color woodblock print
Inscription:

Signed: Toyokuni ga (豊国画)
Publisher: Yamamotoya Heikichi
(Marks 595 - seal 04-007)

Related links: Tokyo Metropolitan Library - print for Act 7; Tokyo Metropolitan Library - print for Act 10; Tokyo Metropolitan Library - print for Act 4;

Physical description:

There are three other prints from this series in the Tokyo Metropolitan Library. They represent chapters 4, 7, and 10. Like this print in the Lyon Collection, none of them carry a date or censor's seal. The one for chapter 7 doesn't even show the a publisher's seal. (See the links above.)