Actor Nakamura Utaemon III (Shikan) as Osono, in a Once-in-a-Lifetime Performance (Issei ichidai)
「一世一代」 「おその 中村歌右衛門」（三代目）
1825 (Bunsei 8), 3rd month
Artist Shunkôsai Hokushû (Japanese, active 1810–1832)
Kitagawa, "Bosuton bijutsukan shozô Kamigata-e mokuroku" (Kansai daigaku, 2007), p. 94
Vertical ôban; 40 x 27.5 cm (15 3/4 x 10 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Play: Hikosan Gongen Chikai no Sukedachi
Issued for the “farewell performance” of Shikan (who in fact continued acting under another name).
From an album in which the names of the actors were covered with slips of decorative paper.
Shunkôsai Hokushû ga
Denman Waldo Ross Collection