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Ichikawa Omezō I [市川男女蔵] as Musashibō Benkei [弁慶]
and Ichikawa Yaozō III [市川八百蔵] as Shinchūnagon Tomomori
[新中納言知盛] in Yoshitsune Senbon Zakura [義経千本桜]

Identifier: 1800c Toyokuni Omezo Yaozo

This print commemorates a performance at the Ichimuraza in the eighth month of 1803. It was the seller who identified these figures. The Benkei figure is at the top. The other character, Shinchūnagon Tomomori, is often portrayed as a ghost or spirit accompanied by a huge boat's anchor.

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