Ōta MASAMITSU - Ichimura Uzaemon XV as Tatsugorô, the Fireman of the Me Company

Japanese Woodblock Print - Shin Hanga, Actors, Ota MASAMITSU Ōta MASAMITSU
(1892 – 1975)

Ichimura Uzaemon XV as Tatsugorô, the Fireman of the Me Company

A fireman was a unusual role for Ichimura Uzaemon XV (1874-1945). The tattoos and the cotton towel headband show the low-class status of firemen. In the play Megumi no kenka Tatsugorô was humiliated in a fight with a sumô wrestler.

Series: Showa butai sugata (Figures of the Showa Stage)
Signature: Artist’s Signature and Seal
Printer: Miyake Kōshodō
Date: Showa 30, 1955

Original Japanese Woodblock Print, Size: Ôban

Inventory No. F096
All artworks are sold as seen on the picture.

750,00 €