||Kunisada (Toyokuni III)|
||Actors of the Bando Family|
Left: (Bando) Hikosaburo II as Ono no Tofu
Right: Bando Hikosaburo as Soga Juro
||Kokon Haiyu Nigao – Anthology of Actor Portraits Past and Present|
||Oban (9 14" X 14")|
||Burnished pattern in the purple robe, some embossing|
This is from a series of 100 prints, portraits of approximately 300 actors, grouped by families. The portrait of each actor in one of his famous roles is accompanied by text describing his lineage.