Artist: Totoya Hokkei (魚屋北渓)

Print: Ogino Kinshi I (荻野錦子) as Kohagi,
actually Atsumori (小はぎ実はあつもり) in disguise -
this is the left panel of a diptych

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Dates: 1818,created
Dimensions: 9.75 in,14.5 in,Overall dimensions
Medium: Japanese color woodblock print
Signature: 春陽斎北敬写
Publisher: Shioya Chōbei
(Marks 475 - seal 25-092)

Related links: Lyon Collection - Hokuei diptych with Atsumori dressed as Kohagi;Hankyu Culture Foundation;

Physical description:

This figure represents Atsumori disguised as Kohagi who takes refuge in a fan shop. The right panel of this diptych representing Arashi Kichisaburō II as Kumagae Jirō is by Hokushū. It is meant to commemorate a performance of the play Suma no Miyako Genpei Tsutsuji (須磨都源平躑躅).


Illustrated with the other panel in Ikeda Bunko, Kamigata yakusha-e shūsei (Collected Kamigata Actor Prints) Volume 1, Ikeda Bunko Library, Osaka 1997, no. 72.