Actor triptychs

1834, Part I

 

Actors: Left sheet: Onoe Kikugor˘ III as Ari˘maru (有王丸)

Center sheet: Ichikawa Ebiz˘ V as Yű˘maru (有王丸)

Right sheet: Ichikawa Danz˘ IV as the priest Shunkan (俊寛) and Iwai Tojaku as Oyasu (お安)

Play: Himekomatsu Nenohi no Asobi (姫小松子日遊)

Theater: Ichimura

Date: 1st month of 1834

Publisher: Izumi-ya Ichibeiáá

Actors: Band˘ Tamasabur˘ I as Munesada (むねさだ, left), Band˘ Mitsugor˘ IV as ďtomo Kuronushi (大伴 之黒主, center), and Sawamura Tossh˘ I as the ghost of the cherry tree (墨染 , right)

Play: Igagoe Norigake Gappa (伊賀越乗掛合羽)

Theater: Morita

Date: 1st month of 1834

Publisher: Izumi-ya Ichibie

 

NOTE: This triptych is an altered version of a triptych for Tsumoru Koiyuki no sekinoto from the 11th month of 1832.á I am grateful to Marc DeVriese for this image.

Actors: Ichimura Uzaemon XII as Jűr˘ Sukenari (十郎祐成, left), Onoe Eizabur˘ III as Izayoi (十六夜, center), and Onoe Kikugor˘ III as Iemon, who is actually Dansabur˘ (伊右衛門実ハ 団三郎, right)

Play: Sanpukutsui kakizome Soga (三幅対書初曽我)

Theater: Ichimura

Date: 1st month of 1834

Publisher: Kawaguchi-ya Sh˘z˘

 

I am grateful to Marc DeVriese for this image.

Another state of the above design without the grey shadows on the ground

I am grateful to Robert Pryor for this sheet from another state.

Actors: Ichimura Uzaemon XII as Kyo no Jir˘ (京のじろう, left), Onoe Eizabur˘ III as Izayoi (十六夜, center), and Onoe Kikugor˘ III as Dozaemon Denkichi (土左衛門伝吉, right)

Play: Sanpukutsui kakizome Soga (三幅対書初曽我)

Theater: Ichimura

Date: 1st month of 1834

Publisher: S˘shű-ya Yohei

 

I am grateful to Robert Pryor for this image and information.á

A panel from another state of the above design

Actors: Matsumoto Koshir˘ V as Gonsuke (権助, left), Band˘ Mitsugor˘ IV as Shirafuji Genta (白藤源太, center), and Iwai Hanshir˘ VI as the geisha Oshiyun (げい者 おしゆん, right)

Play: Hanashobu Ukina no kaobure (花菖蒲浮名顔触)

Theater: Morita

Date: 5th month of 1834

Publisher: Maru-ya Seijir˘

A greatly simplified printing of the right panel of the above triptych

Another state of the center sheet of the preceding triptych

Actors: Iwai Hanshir˘ VI as the geisha Oshiyun (げい者 おしゆん, left) and Band˘ Mitsugor˘ IV as Shirafuji Genta (白藤源太, right)

Play: Hanashobu Ukina no kaobure (花菖蒲浮名顔触)

Theater: Morita

Date: 5th month of 1834

Publisher: Kawaguchi-ya Ch˘z˘

 

I am grateful to Robert Pryor for this image.

Actors: Iwai Hanshir˘ VI as the geisha Oshiyun (げい者 おしゆん, left), Band˘ Mitsugor˘ IV as Shirafuji Genta (白藤源太, center), and Matsumoto Koshir˘ V as Gonsuke (権助, right)

Play: Hanashobu Ukina no kaobure (花菖蒲浮名顔触)

Theater: Morita

Date: 5th month of 1834

Publisher: Edo-ya Matsugor˘

 

I am grateful to Robert Pryor for this image.

Actors: Band˘ Mitsugor˘ IV as Shirafuji Genta (standing) and Iwai Hanshir˘ VI as Oshiyun (female role)

Play: Hanashobu Ukina no kaobure (花菖蒲浮名顔触)

Theater: Morita

Date: 5th month of 1834

Publisher: Tsuru-ya Kiemon

Actors: Iwai Hanshir˘ VI as Oshiyun (left) and Band˘ Mitsugor˘ IV as Shirafuji Genta (白ふじ 源太, right)

Play: Hanashobu Ukina no kaobure (花菖蒲浮名顔触)

Theater: Morita

Date: 5th month of 1834

Publisher: Kawaguchi-ya Sh˘z˘

Actors: Iwai Hanshir˘ VI as Sakayaĺs daughter Omiwa (おみわ)

Play: Imoseyama Onna Teikin (妹背山婦女庭訓)

Theater: Morita

Date: 5th month of 1834

Publisher: Kaga-ya Kichibeiá

 

I am grateful to Lucienne Parkan for information about this print.

Actors: Iwai Hanshir˘ VI as the maid Sekiya (奥女中関屋, left) and Sawamura Tossh˘ I as Jűjibei (十次兵衛, right)

Play: Deki akiya wata matsuri (当秋八幡祭)

Theater: Morita

Date: 7th month of 1834

Publisher: Yamamoto-ya Heikichi

 

NOTE: Some sources give the title of this performance as Chigusa no hanairo no Yozakari or as Hankyű Bunka.á The large blue object on the right is the base of a religious statue.á I am grateful to Robert Pryor for this image.

Actors: Iwai Hanshir˘ VI as the palace maid Sekiya (奥女中関屋, left) and Band˘ Mitsugor˘ IV as Yamazakiya Yoshibei (right)

Play: Deki akiya wata matsuri (当秋八幡祭)

Theater: Morita

Date: 7th month of 1834

Publisher: Kawaguchi-ya Sh˘z˘á

Actors: Left sheet: Band˘ Tamasabur˘ I as Azuma (あづま, female) and Sawamura Tossh˘ I as Yogor˘ (与五郎, male)

Right sheet: Band˘ Mitsugor˘ IV as Yamazakiya Yoshibei (山崎屋与四兵衛)

Play: Deki akiya wata Matsuri (当秋八幡祭)

Theater: Morita

Date: 7th month of 1834

Publisher: Kawaguchi-ya Sh˘z˘

 

I am grateful to Marc DeVriese for this image and to Lucienne Parkan for identifying it.

Actors: Band˘ Mitsugor˘ IV as Kago no Jinbei (かご 甚兵衛, left) and Iwai Hanshir˘ VI as Ohaya (おはや, right)

Play: Deki akiya wata matsuri (当秋八幡祭)

Theater: Morita

Date: 7th month of 1834

Publisher: Ota-ya Sakichi

 

I am grateful to Robert Pryor for this image.

Actors: Iwai Hanshir˘ VI as Ohaya (おはや, left) and Sawamura Tossh˘ I as Yohei (与兵衛, right)

Play: Deki akiya wata matsuri (当秋八幡祭)

Theater: Morita

Date: 7th month of 1834

Publisher: Kawaguchi-ya Ch˘z˘

Actors: Iwai Hanshir˘ VI as the palace maid Sekiya (奥女中関屋, left) and Band˘ Mitsugor˘ IV as Kago no Jinbei (かご 甚兵衛, right)á

Play: Deki akiya wata matsuri (当秋八幡祭)

Theater: Morita

Date: 7th month of 1834

Publisher: Edo-ya Matsugor˘

Actors: Band˘ Mitsugor˘ IV as Yamato Sangor˘ (大和屋の三五郎, left) and Iwai Hanshir˘ VI as (矢はづのお梶, right)

Play: Deki akiya wata matsuri (当秋八幡祭)

Theater: Morita

Date: 7th month of 1834

Publisher: Izumi-ya Ichibei

Actors: Onoe Kikugor˘ III (left), Iwai Hanshir˘ VI as おそで (center), and Ichikawa Ebiz˘ V (right)

Play: Deki akiya wata matsuri (当秋八幡祭)

Theater: Morita

Date: 7th month of 1834

Publisher: Yamaguchi-ya Tobei.

Actors: Kan˘ Minshi as Tatsuta no Mae (立田の前, left), Ichikawa Komaz˘ V as Sukune Tar˘ (宿直太郎, center), and Ichikawa Yaoz˘ V as the widow Kakuju (後室 かくじゆ, right)

Play: Sugawara denju tenarai kagami (菅原伝授手習鑑)

Theater: Ichimura

Date: 8th month of 1834

Publisher: Edo-ya Matsugor˘

 

I am grateful to Marc DeVriese for this image.

Actors: Ichikawa Komaz˘ V as Ume˘maru (梅王丸, left), Nakayama Miyoshi I as ny˘bo Chiyo (女房 千代, center), and Ichimura Uzaemon XII as Matsu˘maru (松王丸, right)

Play: Sugawara denju tenarai kagami (Ga no Iwai scene)

Theater: Ichimura

Date: 8th month of 1834

Publishers: Daikoku-ya Isabur˘ (left and right sheets) and Nakamura-ya Katsugor˘ (center and right sheets)

Actors: Ichikawa Komaz˘ V as the imperial envoy Shund˘ Genba (春藤玄蕃, left), Ichimura Uzaemon XII as Matsu˘maru (松王丸, center), and Seki Sanjűr˘ II as Takebe Genzo (武部源蔵, right)

Play: Sugawara denju tenarai kagami (菅原伝授手習鑑)

Theater: Ichimura

Date: 8th month of 1834

Publisher: Yamamoto-ya Heikichi

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