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Artist: Ryūsai Shigeharu (柳斎重春)

Print: Nakamura Utaemon III (中村歌右衛門) as Akaneya Hanshichi (あかねや半七)

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Dates: 1829 - 1830,created
Dimensions: 10.0 in,14.875 in,Overall dimensions
Medium: color woodblock print
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Signed Ryūsai Shigeharu ga
柳斎重春画
Publisher: Wataya Kihei (Marks 579 - seal 25-056)
Seal: Kasuke Hori

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Physical description:

Nakamura Utaemon III as Akaneya Hanshichi holds his son in a drama whose main characters were the lovers Akaneya Hanshichi, the son of a sake merchant in the Yamato province, and Minoya Sankatsu, a courtesan of Ōsaka. Both characters really existed and committed double suicide the 7th of the 12th lunar month of 1695 in the burial ground of Sennichi in Ōsaka.