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Artist: Utagawa Kunisada (歌川国貞) / Toyokuni III (三代豊国)

Print: Ichikawa Ebizō V as the Mystical Image (Reizō - 霊像) of Fudō Myōō (不動明王), Ichikawa Saruzō I as Kongara dōji (矜迦羅童子), and Ichikawa Komazō VII as Seitaka dōji (制吒迦童子), No. 9 (九) from the series Eighteen Great Kabuki Plays (Jūhachiban no uchi -十八番の内)

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Dates: 1852,created
Dimensions: 10.0 in,14.25 in,Overall dimensions
Medium: Japanese color woodblock print
Inscription:

Signed: Kōchōrō Toyokuni hitsu
香蝶楼豊国筆
Artist's seal: toshidama (in red)
Publisher: Ebisuya Shōshichi
(Marks 039 - seal 26-007)
Date seal: 3/1852
Censor seals: Mera and Watanabe

Related links: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Waseda University; National Diet Library; Ritsumeikan University;

Physical description:

"Fudō Myōō, seated on a rock throne (iwa-za [岩座]), holds a lasso (saku [索]) in his [left] hand and a sword [koken] in his [right]. His flame kōhai envelops his entire body..."

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Illustrated in 1) in Kabuki: Eighteen Traditional Dramas by Kawatake Toshio, Chronicle Books, 1985.

And in color in 2) in 原色浮世絵大百科事典 (Genshoku Ukiyoe Daihyakka Jiten), vol. 4, p. 40.