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Colour woodblock print with powdered mica ground. Actor Sawamura Sojuro III as Ogishi Kurando in play 'The Iris Soga Story of the Bunroku Period'; holding open fan. Signed, sealed and marked.
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Height: 36 centimetres
Width: 24.20 centimetres
- Curator's comments
An upstanding man of the world who assists the Ishii brothers in their revenge against Fujikawa Mizuemon. The name of the character is reminiscent of Oishi Kuranosuke, hero of the drama Chushingura. (Label copy, TTC 1995)
From the same play as no. 135. The print is signed 'Painted by Toshusai Sharaku'.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2019-2020 19 Nov-19 Jan, Edo-Tokyo Museum, Japan, Masters of Ukiyo-e: Five Favorite Artists of Edo Japan
'Kabuki Heroes of the Osaka Stage, 1780-1830'
British Museum, 30th Jun-8th Aug 2005
Osaka Rekishi Hakubutsukan, 1st-25th Oct 2005
Waseda Daigaku Tsubouchi-Hakushi Kinen Engeki Hakubutsukan, 1st-27th Dec 2005
- Associated events
- Associated Event: Hana-ayame bunroku Soga 花菖蒲文禄曽我 (The Iris Soga Story of the Bunroku Period) (performed at the Miyako-za theatre in fifth month 1794)
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Miscellaneous number: B7