No. 5917

絵てぬぐい「鏡獅子」

高橋宏光 ¥1620

長唄舞踊『春興鏡獅子(しゅんきょうかがみじし)』から題材を得たもので、
江戸城大奥の新春恒例行事「鏡曳き」の余興として、踊りを披露する女小姓の弥生が舞っている姿を合羽摺り版画の第一人者、高橋宏光が独特の表現で描いている。

Art Tenugui "Kabuki-Kagamijishi”

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.
“Kagamijishi” has traditionally been played in the New Year’s period. Swinging of long hair by Shishi (lion spirit is the highlight point of the play. Drawn by Hiromitsu Takahashi, who is well known worldwide for his kappazuri stencil print.