Actor Nakamura Utaemon III in one of his great stage hits. Colour woodcut by Toyokuni, ca. 1812.
- Utagawa, Toyokuni, 1769-1825.
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The character is a precocious youth; writing brushes, ink cakes and ink stones decorate his long sleeves; the cartouche is a wound scroll.
The actor was based in Osaka but often performed in Edo