(Ichikawa Danjuro VIII) as the outlaw/magician Jiraiya and (Ichikawa Kuzo II) as Tomikitaro
Jiraiya Goketsu Monogatari
Oban (9 7/8" X 13 7/8")
Jiraiya's exploits have been shown in many a Japanese print. This particular scene is commonly portrayed in a diptych so it was very unusual for Toyokuni III to have put all the elements into a single sheet.