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Artist: Tsuruya Kōkei (弦屋光溪)

Print: Nakamura Kichiemon II (より二世中村吉右衛門) as Musashibô Benkei (武蔵坊弁慶)

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Dates: February 1988,created
Dimensions: 9.375 in,15.375 in,Overall dimensions
Medium: Japanese woodblock print
Inscription: Artist Seal: Tsuru ( 弦 )
Edition Seal: 72 impressions (shichijûni shina 七十二品) with brushed in impression number, nijûroku (26)

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Physical description:

Kanjinchô (勧進帳), at the Kabuki-za in 1/1988; Series: Six scenes from the stage, full-length portraits, Series VI:

Printed on extremely thin Gampi tori no ko paper (from Fukui Prefecture); printed to edges of paper (no margins); with mica in the yellow background above Benkei; Woodblock made from Magnolia obovata; printed on ganpi tori no ko paper;

This design, Kôkei’s 102nd overall print, released in the second month (i.e., 1 mo.) after the performance).