actor playing Go
Fan print by
Toyokuni, Japan, c. 1810s.
from the set Yakusha Gei Zukushi (Artistic Accomplishments of Actors).
The famous actor
Matsumoto Koshiro V sits at the go board
wearing an informal
summer kimono with a pattern of
in reverse on a lavender ground.
The actors Onoe
Matsusuke I as the Ghost of Iohata and Matsumoto Kojiro as Mokuemon wearing
a kimono with a pattern of Ginkgo leaves.
Scene from the
play 'Tenjiku Tokubei ikoku no hanashi' performed in the Kawarazaki Theater
in Edo, 1804.
x 26.0 cm