Artist: Gigadō Ashiyuki (戯画堂芦ゆき)

Print: From right to left: Arashi Sangorō IV (嵐三五郎) as Sonobe no Saemon (園部ノ左衛門), Arashi Rikan II (嵐璃寛) as the footman Tsumahei (奴妻平), Bandō Jūtarō (坂東寿太郎) as Magaki (まかき) and Fujikawa Tomokichi II (藤川友吉) as Usuyuki-hime (薄雪姫)

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Dates: created,1829
Dimensions: 40.0 in,14.5 in,Overall dimensions
Medium: color woodbock print

Signed: Gigadō Ashiyuki ga (戲画堂芦幸画)
Publisher: Honya Seishichi (Marks 123 - seal 25-527)

Related links: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston;

Physical description:

The play represented here was Shin Usuyuki Monogatari (新うすゆき物語) performed at the Naka Theater in 1/1829. It was originally written for the puppet theater and staged for the first time in 5/1741 in Osaka. Three months later it was performed on the Kyōto stage.