Medium: Color woodblock print with mica on paper
Dimensions: 14 3/8 x 9 7/16 in. (36.5 x 24 cm)
Accession Number: 42.85
Catalogue Description: Definitive Catalogue No.: Henderson and Ledoux. 16. Vignier-Inada. 264. Condition: good. Trimmed at bottom and right. Blue (now green) retouched. Black in hair retouched, also mouth. Paper: Japan Remarks: From the play, "Koinyobo Somewake Tazuna," 1794. From SHARAKU exhibition catalogue: "From the play "Koinyobo Somewaketazuna" at Kawarazaki-za theater in Edo. Takemura Sadanoshin is a Noh play actor in the play, who had to commit seppuku because of the disgrace by his daughter Shigenoi. Sharaku produced nine -O-ban prints about the play. Toshusai Sharaku ga, the signature, and the seals of publisher Tsutaya at left. Note: alternate name for this character is Takemura Sadanojo.