MIMASU DAIGORď IV

The actor Mimasu Daigor˘ IV portraying Sukune Tar˘ in the drama "Sugawara Denju Tenarai Kagami" in a print made in 1848 by Utagawa Hirosada

This print, which belongs to a series of twelve prints dedicated to the filial piety associated to the 12 year-marking Chinese zodiacal signs, has the sign of the Cock (tori) on it

Sukune Tar˘ and his father Haji Hy˘e use a cock in their plan to try to murder Kan Sh˘j˘ in the "D˘my˘ji" act of the classic "Sugawara Denju Tenarai Kagami"

 
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