Actor triptychs

1830

 

Actors: Band˘ Minosuke II as Issun Tokubei (一寸徳兵衛) and Ichikawa Danjűr˘ VII as Danshichi Kurobei (団七九郎兵衛)

Play: Natsu matsuri Naniwa kagami (夏祭浪花鑑)

Date: 6th month of 1830

Theater: Ichimura

Publisher: Kaga-ya Kichiemon

Actors: Ichikawa Danjűr˘ VII as Ishikawa Goemon

Play: Ichikawa ya masago no go hiiki (市川哉眞砂御攝)

Date: 8th month of 1830

Theater: Kawarasaki

Publisher: J˘shu-ya Juzo

 

NOTE: The last kanji in Danjűr˘ was incorrectly carved.á Instead of (ro), it looks like (cho).á

Actors: Iwai Kumesabur˘ II as Mukade no Ohyaku (left), Seki Sanjűr˘ II in unidentified role (center), and Nakamura Shikan II as Yoshikado (right)

Play: Oyobanu Ude Tsuna ga Kaomise (鈍業綱顔鏡)

Date: 11th month of 1830

Theater: Nakamura

Publisher: Izumi-ya Ichibei

 

NOTE: The signature on the center sheet is unusual.á The ôYoshiö character is written in hiragana as よし instead of the usual .á I am grateful to Robert Pryor for this image and to Lucienne Parkan for information about this triptych.

Actors: Actor Nakamura Tamasuke (中村 玉助) as Matsu˘maru (松王丸)

Play: Sugawara Denju Tenarai Kagami (菅原伝授手習鑑)

Date: 11th month of 1830

Theater: Kitagawa no Shibai (in Ky˘to)

Publisher: Ezaki-ya Tatsuz˘

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