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Ukiyo-e

  • Gennosuke Sawamura as Yuranosuke Ohboshi
  • Gennosuke Sawamura as Yuranosuke Ohboshi

大星由良之助 沢村源之助Gennosuke Sawamura as Yuranosuke Ohboshi

No 1603-5C
Artist 国貞|Kunisada
Date 1859-1865
Size 36×24cm

四代目 澤村源之助。屋号は紀伊國屋。
浅草田圃に住まいがあったので田圃の太夫と呼ばれ、しゃがれ声と錦絵のような容貌を特徴に、江戸の最後の女形として尊敬を集めた。


Gennosuke Sawamura 4th.
Since he lived in Asakusa rice field, he was called Tayu in the rice field, and was revered as the last female onnagata of Edo because of his crouching voice and nishiki-e-like appearance.

JPY1,603