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Subject: Ichikawa Morinosuke II as Shirai Gonpachi in a tachimawari (stylised fighting scene). At right appears Ichikawa Morijûrô (as Iwazumi Kyūma) and at left is an unnamed walk-on who is kept in check.

Play: Shirai Gonpachi Yoshiwara gayoi.

Theatre: Ōnishi

Date: 1/1839

Signature: Gochōtei Sadamasu ga

Publisher: Iden (seal on verso)

Format: ôban

Collection: Rijksmuseum Amsterdam.


Also impressions are known with the black bokashi (graded printing) on the background having a fanciful shape.