||Kunisada (Toyokuni III)|
||From left, Ichikawa Sadanji as Seigen, Kawarazaki Gonjuro as Ushiwaka Denji, Onoe Kikugoro as Sakurahime|
||Edo Sakura Kiyomizu Seigen|
||Oban (30 1/2" X 14 1/2")|
||Full size, excellent color, early impression|
Seigen, Abbot of Kiyomizu Temple, fell in love with the famous courtesan Sakurahime, causing a tremendous scandal and costing him his position. This print illustrates a kabuki play based on the story.