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Scene from ''The Subscription List' ('Kanjincho')

Kuniyoshi, 1849, Wood cut
Scene from ''The Subscription List' ('Kanjincho')
Scene from ''The Subscription List' ('Kanjincho')
Scene from ''The Subscription List' ('Kanjincho')
Category
Library Item
Item no
314
Title
Scene from ''The Subscription List' ('Kanjincho')
Description
The celebration scene from the Kabuki play 'Kanjincho'. The characters are Togashi Saemon (right, Barrier Guardian), Benkei (centre, disguised as a yamabushi or mountain priest) and Minamoto Yoshitsune (left, disguised as a porter). Benkei has successfully liberated his master, Minamoto Yoshitsune and sits down to drink sake with Togashi. Benkei beckons the soldiers, wearing cobweb patterned kimono, to bring the lacquer tub lid filled with sake. When drunk he performs a dance.
Artist / maker
Date
1849
Size
24.6 x 36.6 cm.
Type
Location
Art and Design Library
Rights and purchasing
Option
Price
Digital FileElectronic file 72 dpi JPEG
£5.80(inc. VAT 20%)
Digital FileElectronic File 300 dpi TIFF
£29.40(inc. VAT 20%)
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