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Ichikawa Monnosuke II as Date no Yosaku, husband and lover of Shigenoi.
||210mm x 309mm
He is dressed in an outer kimono of pale violet with under kimono of white, dark rose, and yellow-green. The color of his tonsure has now decomposed, but originally must have been pale blue. This print is one of the less exaggerated ones in the series of bust-portraits ; even the eyebrows are tame.
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 |