Katsukawa Shunsho – Seigen Haunting the Cherry Princess (AIC 1938.491)

Katsukawa Shunsho - Seigen Haunting the Cherry Princess (AIC 1938.491)

The Actors Ichikawa Danjuro V as a Skeleton, Spirit of the Renegade Monk Seigen (left), and Iwai Hanshiro IV as Princess Sakura (right), in the Joruri “Sono Omokage Matsu ni Sakura (Vestiges of Pine and Cherry),” from Part Two of the Play Edo no Hana Mimasu Soga (Flower of Edo: An Ichikawa Soga), Performed at the Nakamura Theater from the First Day of the Second Month, 1783. http://www.artic.edu/aic/collections/artwork/88304

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