Artist: Utagawa Kuninao (歌川国直)

Print: Masumoto Kōshirō V (五代目松本幸四郎) on the left as 藤部伊賀の守
and Ichikawa Danjūrō VII (七代目市川 團十郎) as 藤部太郎 struggling
over a precious sword - two panels of a triptych from the play
Hana to Fubuki Wagō Taiheiki (花雪和合太平記)

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Dates: 1817,created
Dimensions: 20.75 in,14.375 in,Overall dimensions
Medium: Japanese woodblock print

Signed: Kuninao ga
Publisher: Undetermined, but possibly
Enomotoya Kichibei
Censor's seal: kiwame (on right panel only)

Related links: Waseda University - left panel; Waseda University - right panel; Waseda University - the actual right-hand panel with the female ghost looking on; Ritsumeikan University - right panel only in black and white ; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - an 1817 playbill announcing this play; Hankyu Culture Foundation - right panel; Hankyu Culture Foundation - left panel;

Physical description:

These two prints represent the middle and left panels of a triptych. The right-hand panel shows a female ghost watching, maybe affecting the action. To see that print see the link shown above.