Yoshiiku, Utagawa (1833 - 1904), "Water Bucket - Imayo Nazorae Genji"
|Title||Water Bucket - Imayo Nazorae Genji|
|Medium||Original Japanese Woodblock Print|
|Series Title||Contemporary Allusions to The Tale of the Genji.|
|Reference No||#5 in the series|
|Size||14 -1/2 x 10 "|
|Condition||Very fine with bright, fresh colors. Slightly wrinkled in top margin, not effecting the design. Full margins.|
Notes: Signed: "Ikkeisai Yoshiiku ga".
The actor Hanakawado Sukeroku, portraying Soga Goro in the Kabuki story, hides in a large water bucket. The silhouette of a passing courtesan is seen in the background.