Sanogawa Ichimatsu in the Role of Otsuru, Torii Kiyohiro (active ca. 1737–66) Benizuri-e (紅刷絵, "crimson printed pictures")     Hosoban; 31 x 14 cm (12 3/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

The print is what is know as a Benizuri-e or crimson printed picture, which could be described as an early form of the well know Ukiyo-e genre. The prints of this period were usually printed in pink and green, occasionally with and addition colour either printed or more commonly added by hand.