The actor Sawamura Tosho (Sawamura Gennosuke III) portraying Sato no Tadanobu standing in front of a bath house and lifting a Go board menacingly over his head. He is wearing a yukata with a Go board and Go stone pattern.

Sato no Tadanobu was one of the four loyal retainers of the legendary hero Yoshitsune. When his hiding place was betrayed by a former mistress, he defended himself with a Go board against a police force of more than 200 men.

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