Artist: Gigadō Ashiyuki (戯画堂芦ゆき)

Print: From the left: Sawamura Kunitarō II (沢村国太郎), Arashi Rikan II (嵐璃寛), Arashi Sangorō III (嵐三五郎) and Arashi Tomisaburō II (あらし富三郎)

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Dates: 1829,created
Dimensions: 30.4 in,14.0 in,Overall dimensions

Signed: Gigadō Ashiyuki
Publisher: Honya Seishichi
(Marks 123 - seal 25-527)

Related links: Hankyu Culture Foundation - right panel; Hankyu Culture Foundation - center panel; Hankyu Culture Foundation - left panel; Hankyu Culture Foundation - the missing panel from this composition;

Physical description:

This illustrates a performance at the Kado theatre in 7/1829. We know the date of this staging, but not the title of the play as yet.

These prints in the Lyon Collection are three panels of a four panel piece. The second from the left is missing.


Illustrated in Ikeda Bunko, Kamigata yakusha-e shūsei (Collected Kamigata Actor Prints), vol. 1, Ikeda Bunko Library, Osaka 1997, no. 286.