Funa Benkei, 船弁慶

Kōgyo, Tsukioka
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Japanese coloured woodblock print on textured paper. Gold, silver and blue possibly added by hand. Depicts a Kabuki character with long black hair and a blade weapon.

Funa Benkei is a Japanese Noh play written by Kanze Kojirô Nobumitsu, eventually adapted to Kabuki by Kawatake Mokuami in 1885. It was staged for the first time in November that year and starred Ichikawa Danjūrō IX.
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mount: Height x Width: 415 x 299mm
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Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 87/42/9
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87/42/9, F9, 47760
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