Comparisons for Thirty-Six Selected Poems: Poem by Mibu no Tadami, Actor Iwai Kumesaburo III as Motome
(Mitate Sanjurokkasen no Uchi: Mibu no Tadami, Motome)
signed Toyokuni ga within artist's Toshidama cartouche, the series title at upper right with poem cartouche, with publisher's seal Kichi, Isekane (Iseya Kanekichi), block carver's seal Yokokawa Hori Take, censor's seal Mera and Watanabe, and date seal Ne-juichi (year of the rat , 11th month)
oban tate-e 14 1/8 by 9 7/8 in., 36 by 25 cm
The actor Iwai Kumesaburo III (Iwai Hanshiro VIII, 1829-1882) is in the role of Motome.
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