Posted by Paul Griffith (18.104.22.168) on June 04, 2015 at 18:37:51:
In Reply to: Character performance I posted by EBG on May 31, 2015 at 16:33:38:
Emilio, this print shows Monnosuke III as a 'komuso' priest at the Sanja Matsuri (the Sanja Festival) in Edo. It was one section of a seven-part 'transformation' (hengemono) dance, the title of which was 'Nana tokoro Megumi no Hatsukane'. It was performed at the Ichimura Theatre in the 3rd month of 1822.
By the way, did you write an email to a friend of mine recently?
Best wishes, Paul Griffith.
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