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Arashi Ryuzo as the money lender Ishibe no Kinkichi.
|| Paper toned
||242mm x 370mm
The chief color-tone of the costume is reddish orange, over which is printed a check pattern in red and greenish gray. This is one of the most frequently seen of Sharaku's bust-portraits on dark mica grounds, but impressions vary only in the occasional, if not usual, omission of the blue tinting above the tonsure.
Henderson H.G. and Ledoux L.V., Sharaku's Japanese Theater Prints, an illustrated guide to his complete work., Dover New York, Reprint, 1984Summary Page | Home | actors | Previous Picture | Next Picture |