Description Akaimaru was a warrior in the service of Lord Umaya, the villain in the play, "Shitennoji garan kagami." This play was performed in March 1849 to celebrate the 233rd anniversary of the founding of Shitennoji, the first Buddhist temple in Osaka.
Provenance Justine Lewis Keidel [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1986, by gift.
Inscriptions [Signature] Hirosada
Credit Gift of Justine Lewis Keidel, 1986
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