Artist: Ōta Masamitsu (太田雅光)

Print: Leading Figures of the Modern Stage in Their Famous Roles, No. 11: Hanayagi Shōtarō (花柳章太郎) as Taki no Shiraito (瀧の白糸) or The Waterfall's White Thread

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Dates: 1954,created
Dimensions: 11.0 in,16.7 in,Overall dimensions
Medium: color woodblock print

Signed: Masamitsu (雅光)
Printer's mark: Miyake Koshodo shosatsu
Number - embossed in lower right: 153 [of 200]

Related links: Portland Art Museum; Waseda University;

Physical description:

Hanayagi is depicted here as Taki no Shiraito (The Waterfall's White Thread), an itinerant female entertainer in Izumi Kyoka's play and film, Giketsu kyoketsu.