Re: Any info?


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Posted by Alec W. (174.105.163.103) on February 19, 2020 at 00:13:36:

In Reply to: Any info? posted by Melanie on February 16, 2020 at 22:36:31:

The design is by Kunisada, and depicts the actor Mimasu Gennosuke I 三枡源之助 as Abe no Yasuna 安倍 保名, here written 安べの保名.

Here is an image of another impression of this design:

http://www.netmuseum.co.jp/kinshachi/kin2-4.html

I don't know the play or performance date this design goes with, but perhaps it is from the same 1831 production of a play featuring the same actor in (I think) the same role:

http://www.dh-jac.net/db/nishikie/arcUP3592/default/

-A


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