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Artist: Utagawa Toyokuni I (初代歌川豊国)

Print: Matsumoto Kōshirō V (松本幸四郎) as Mizuemon (水右衛門)
about to strike the geisha Omatsu with his sword

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Dates: 1813,created
Dimensions: 9.75 in,14.5 in,Overall dimensions
Medium: Japanese woodblock print
Inscription: Signed: Toyokuni ga (豊国画)

Related links: British Museum - Kuniyoshi of Omatsu attacking Mizuemon in a boat;

Physical description:

This image may represent a performance of the play based on an original play written by Chikamatsu Monzaemon in 1711. The villain of that play was Akabori Mizuemon.

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This may be the center panel of a triptych. There is no publisher's seal.


Two panels are shown at Waseda University.