Kunisada, Poem by Ariwara no Narihira Ason: (Actor Ichikawa Danjûrô VIII as) Seigen, from the series Comparisons for Thirty-six Selected Poems, 11.42663

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Poem by Ariwara no Narihira Ason: (Actor Ichikawa Danjûrô VIII as) Seigen, from the series Comparisons for Thirty-six Selected Poems (Mitate sanjûrokkasen no uchi)

「見立三十六歌撰之内 有原業平朝臣 清玄」 八代目市川団十郎

Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (1786–1864)

Publisher: Iseya Kanekichi

Blockcutter: Yokokawa Takejirô (Hori Take)

Edo period 1852 (Kaei 5), 10th month

Other impressions: 11.36779.43


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Summary

Analysis point Image Results
Pt 1 lead white
Pt 2 sappanwood, madder?
Pt 3 safflower
Pt 4 orpiment, Prussian blue
Pt 5 orpiment, Prussian blue
Pt 6 (iron oxide?)
Pt 7 Prussian blue
Pt 8 turmerci
Pt 9 madder, sappanwood?

Note: The center of the circle is point of analysis.