Artist: Gatōken Shunshi (画登軒春芝)

Print: Onoe Tamizō II (尾上多見蔵) as the servant Hyakudohei (奴百?平)

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Dates: circa 1826 - 1828,created
Dimensions: 10.25 in,15.0 in,Overall dimensions
Medium: Japanese color woodblock print

Signed: Gatōken Shunshi ga
Publisher: Toshikuraya Shinbei
(Marks 539 - seal closest to 25-553)

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Osakaprints.com said of this print: "Although the actor's name and role are inscribed on this print, the play, theater, and date remain unconfirmed. One play we have seen suggested is Osanago no Katakiuchi (A child's revenge: 幼稚子敵討) performed at the Onishi Theater in 3 or 4/1826, but so far we have not been able to verify the role and actor in that particular production. The suggested range of years (1826-1828) derives from the style of printing and the appearance of the actor Tamizô."


Illustrated in Oska Prints by Dean Schwaab, page 128, where this print is illustrated in color.