Re: kabuki actor disguised as a Buddhist


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Posted by Alec W. (174.105.163.103) on March 27, 2020 at 21:29:03:

In Reply to: kabuki actor disguised as a Buddhist mon posted by Jeff Hopewell on March 27, 2020 at 21:01:35:

The name is Akushichibyōe Kagekiyo 悪七兵衛景清. I found a scan from a book (I don't know what book) that describes this design:

http://myoanshakuhachi.blogspot.com/2010/07/shakuhachi-woodblocks.html

Summary: It's Ichikawa Danjūrō VIII in an 1849 production of "Kagekiyo".

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