No. 5863

絵てぬぐい「勧進帳」

高橋宏光 ¥1296

能の『安宅(あだか)』を舞踊劇にした、歌舞伎十八番の人気狂言。
兄・頼朝に追われ、山伏の一行に姿を変えて奥州に落ち延びようとする源義経主従。安宅の関の関守・富樫左衛門は一行を怪しむが、弁慶は白紙の巻物を勧進帳と見せかけ朗々と読み上げてみせる。山伏についての質問にもよどみなく答える弁慶。
富樫との丁々発止のやり取りは見せ場の1つ。合羽摺り版画の第一人者、高橋宏光の原画による。

Art Tenugui "Kabuki-Kanjincho”

Kabuki is one of the traditional Japanese performing arts with 400 years of history. It is an all-round theatrical art consisting of drama, dance and music.
“Kanjincho”, derived from the Noh play “Ataka”, is one of the most popular plays among the 18 famous representative Kabuki performances (Kabuki 18 ban). Drawn by Hiromitsu Takahashi, who is well known worldwide for his kappazuri stencil print.