No. 5870

絵てぬぐい「矢の根」

高橋宏光 ¥1404

江戸で毎年正月に上演されていた「曽我物」の1つで歌舞伎十八番。
父の仇を討つため矢の根(矢じり)を磨く曽我五郎時致。初夢の中で兄・十郎の危難を知り、大根を運んできた馬に乗って駆けつけようとする。車鬢に筋隈という勇壮な扮装で、滔々とせりふを語り見得を切る──荒事の魅力満載の正月を寿ぐにふさわしい演目。
合羽摺り版画の第一人者、高橋宏光の原画による。

Art Tenugui "Kabuki “Yanone”"

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.
“Ya-no-ne” is one of the 18 famous representative Kabuki performances (Kabuki 18 ban). Kumadori (exaggerated make-up) and Kurumabin (large wig) with Mie (expressive pose) feature the main character.
Drawn by Hiromitsu Takahashi, who is well known worldwide for his kappazuri stencil print.