Katsukawa Shunsho: - British Museum

Artist: Katsukawa Shunsho

Date: 1780 (11th month)

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Colour woodblock print. Actor Ichikawa Danjuro V as deity Fudo Myo-o of Narita, standing on rock in waterfall, surrounded by flames, holding sword to quell evil and rope to snare wrongdoers. Issued to mark opening-of-the-season (kaomise) performance (Kite kaeru nishiki no wakayaka) at the Nakamura theatre in the eleventh month of 1780. Signed.

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