Artist: Utagawa Toyokuni I
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Description: Colour woodblock print, oban. The fifth sheet from a polyptych from an album of 117 sheets. The kabuki actor Ichikawa Danjuro VII as Soga no Goro Tokimune, with sword; from an unstaged scene (‘mitate’) depicting the Soga brothers’ confrontation, (‘Soga no taimen’). For other designs from this polyptych see 1908,0718,0.81; 1915,0823,0.334; 1915,0823,0.335; and 1915,0823,0.336.