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Colour woodblock print. The kabuki actor Otani Oniji and Ichikawa Omezo, half kneeling as Ukiyo Tsuchihei and the wrestler Ikazuchi Tsuranosuke.
- 1794-1795 (floruit)
- Published in: Edo
- Height: 35.6 centimetres
- Width: 24.1 millimetres
Inscription CommentSharaku, Toshusai
The two figures appear wrapped around each other with swords jutting in all directions. Omezo, kneeling, is thought to be playing the role of a wrestler. (Label copy, TTC 1995)
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Object reference number: JCF4708
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