Actor Bandô Mitsugorô III as Genta and a Rabbit (Usagi)
Signature: Kunihiro ga
Publisher: Tenmaya Kihei (Tenki) and Sôshiya
Original Japanese Woodblock Print, Size: Oban (35,5 x 26 cm)
This series by Kunihiro show a socalled transformation piece performed by a single actor. Bandô Mitsugorô III is depicted in all seven characters (three sheets show the actor twice). Portraying the same actor in two or more roles on a single sheet was a common practice in ukiyo-e e print design.