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Subject: A mitate of Kataoka Gadō II as otokodate (chivalrous man).

Title: Date kurabe Naniwa otoko (A contest of gallant men from Osaka).

Date: 1840-1841

Signature: Gochōtei Sadamasu ga

Publisher: Honya Seishichi (seal: Honsei)

Format: ōban

Private collection.

The actor is shown on a ‘wooden’ plaque. The black small rectangle above his head represents a hole that is provided in the plaque for hanging.