Artist: Utagawa Toyokuni I (初代歌川豊国)

Print: Ichikawa Komazō III (市川高麗蔵) on the left as
the courtesan Takao (高尾) and Bandō Mitsugorō III
(坂東三津五郎) as Ashikaga Yorikane (足利左金吾頼兼)

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Dates: 1800,created
Dimensions: 9.875 in,15.375 in,Overall dimensions

Signed: Toyokuni ga (豊国画)
Publisher: Nishimuraya Yohachi
(Marks 391 - 23-016)
Censor's seal: kiwame

Related links: Waseda University ; Hankyu Culture Foundation;

Physical description:

This is from the play Keisei Takao Bokon (けいせい高尾ぼうこん) performed in the third month of 1800.


There are at least 5 other prints in the Lyon Collection that represent Takao. One of these is a vertical diptych, also by Toyokuni I. While there are also representations by Kunisada, Kuniyoshi and Ashiyuki.