Toyokuni III (1786 - 1865), "Nakamura Utaemon IV as Giguchi No Jiro"
|Title||Nakamura Utaemon IV as Giguchi No Jiro|
|Medium||Original Japanese Woodblock Print|
|Series Title||Anologues for the Thirty-six Poets|
|Reference No||MFA Boston, Tokyo Metro Library & Waseda University Museum|
|Size||13 -1/2 x 9 "|
Notes: The print depicts Jiro hiding from his pursuers in a tall pine tree. The poem by Chunagon Kanesuke describes the ancient pine tree at Takasago.
Bust portraits of actors matched with classical poets
The examples in all three referenced collections are also trimmed.