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Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi (歌川国芳)

Print: Onoe Kikugorō III (尾上菊五郎) as Satō Yomoshichi (与茂七) on the left
and Oiwa on the right and Seki Sanjūrō II (関三十郎) as Tamiya Iemon (伊右衛門)
also on the right

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Dates: 1831,created
Dimensions: 19.25 in,14.625 in,Overall dimensions
Medium: Japanese woodblock print
Inscription:

Signed: Ichiyūsai Kuniyoshi ga
一勇斎国芳画
Publisher: Kawaguchiya Chōzō
(Marks 230 - seal 21-202)
Censor's seal: kiwame

Related links: Lyon Collection - four panels by Kuniyoshi related to this theme;Lyon Collection - Kuniyoshi triptych based on this same theme;

Physical description:

This scene commemorates a performance of the play Tōkaidō Yotsuya kaidan. Here Onoe Kikugorō III is portrayed as both Oiwa's husband and as the hideously deformed ghost of his departed wife.