Re: Identification of print

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Posted by Paul Griffith ( on March 05, 2016 at 08:19:08:

In Reply to: Identification of print posted by Lockers on March 02, 2016 at 15:28:47:

The artist is Utagawa Toyokuni I. The date of the performance is the 5th month of 1820. The print shows the actor Seki Sanjuro II in the role of Igami no Gonta, from the 'Sushi Shop' act in the play 'Yoshitsune Senbon Zakura' ('Yoshitsune and the Thousand Cherry Trees'). It was performed at the Nakamura-za Theatre.

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