Line up of five actors as "rough" popular heroes. Colour woodcut by Kuniaki, 1862.
- Utagawa, Kuniaki, 1835-1888.
- Month 2, 1862
About this work
Actors depicted and patterns on costumes (from left to right of complete triptych): Ichimura Uzaemon (thunder and lightening: chrysanthemum tattoo); Seki Sanjūrō (eagle attacking song bird); Nakamura Shikan (mythic dog and storm clouds); Iwai Kumesaburō (heavenly constellation); Kawarasaki Gonjūrō (dragon)