Chikashige - Golden Pavilion Temple
Morikawa Chikashige active (1869-1883)
Play: The Gion Festival Chronical of Faith (Gion sarei shinkōki)
Scene: Fourth Act of the play by the Kancho Waterfalls near the famous Golden Pavilion (Kinkaku-ji)
Actors: From left to right, Ichikawa Udanji (1843-1916) as a retainer of Tōkichi, ichikawa Sadanji I (1842-1904) as Kano Yukihime, Nakamura Shikan IV (1830-1899) as the evil Matsunaga Daizen Hisahide (1510-1577), Onoe ikugorō V (1844-1903) as Mashiba Tōkichi
Japanese woodblock print
Triptych three sheets unattached, each sheet 14 1/4 x 9 3/8"
Fine color and impression, small hole, light backing, stains