Painting, theatre signboard. Scenes from kabuki play: (from left to right) fight between ruffian, two men and courtesan crouching with drawn dagger at foot of bridge surrounded by autumn maples; courtesan being reunited with child wearing travelling hat and talisman, with ghost standing in doorway behind; courtesan protecting man from abuse by two bullying characters in brothel. Ink, colour and gold on paper.
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