An enactment of a court scene: five actor musicians perform before a dais on which actors as an emperor and empress are seated. Colour woodcut by Kunisada I, 1847/1851.
- Utagawa, Toyokuni, 1786-1865.
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Musicians in court robes perform on drums and flute; the emperor and empress are seated on thick, decorated mats (tatami); they wear multiple layers of robes