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Asian Art
Artist, possibly by: Utagawa Kuniyoshi, Japanese, 1798–1861

Memorial Portrait of Actor Ichikawa Danjuro VIII

8th month, 1854

Polychrone woodblock print

sheet (Approximate): 14 9/16 × 9 13/16 in.(37 × 25 cm)
Gift of Eleanor S. and David E. Apter, HON 1969
2016.76.6
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Prints
Provenance: 

Professor David Ernest Apter (1924–2010) and Eleanor S. Apter (born 1928 –), Collection, North Haven, Conn.; gift in 2016 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2015–June 30, 2016,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2016.pdf (accessed December 1, 2016).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.