Artist: Paul Binnie
Title: Nakamura Utaemon as Agemaki
Date: May 1997.
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From the series, "Heisei Yakusha Oh-kagami". Agemaki is a tay�, the highest order of courtesan in the Yoshiwara pleasure quarter and lover of "Sukeroku", the eponymous hero of a famous drama loosely based on the Soga brothers. Nakamura Utaemon VI has now retired from the stage but was one of the greatest post-war onnagata (female role actors). (description by the artist, Paul Binnie).