59  - Japanse kunst, Japanse prent, Japanse prenten


Subject: Ichikawa Morinosuke II as tayu (courtesan; here a disguise) Atsumori.

Play: Suma no Miyako Genpei tsutsuji.

Date: c. late 1840-early 1841

Signature: Sadamasu ga

Format: chūban

Collection: Rijksmuseum Amsterdam.

There are also impressions with a red background.

According to Matsudaira, S., Kamigata yakusha-e shūsei, pl. 118, the print is published c. 8/1838. However, considering the style and technical details of this type of chūban it is more likely that it was published around the date mentioned above.