Actor triptychs

1848, Part II

 

Actors: Left sheet: Nakamura Utaemon IV as Teraoka Heiemon (平右衛門) and Nakamura Tsuruz˘ I as Hiranai (平内)

Right sheet: Onoe Kikujir˘ II as Lady Kaoyo (顔世御前)

Play: Chuko homare no takanawa (忠孝誉高輪)

Date: 3rd month of 1848 (censors Muramatsu and Yoshimura)

Theater: Nakamura

Publisher: Sakai

Actors: Onoe Kikujir˘ II as Lady Kaoyo (顔世御前, left) and Nakamura Utaemon IV as Teraoka Heiemon (平右衛門, right)

Play: Chuko homare no takanawa (忠孝誉高輪)

Date: 3rd month of 1848

Theater: Nakamura

Publisher: Yamaguchi-ya T˘bei

Actors: Left sheet: Onoe Kikujir˘ II as the wife of Yasuku (弥作 女房, kneeling woman) and Seki Sanjűr˘ III as Senzaki Yagor˘ (千崎弥五郎)

Right sheet: Nakamura Utaemon IV as Yasaku (百性弥作)

Play: Chuko homare no takanawa (忠孝誉高輪)

Date: 3rd month of 1848

Theater: Nakamura

Publisher: Takano-ya Tomoemon

Actors: Onoe Kikujir˘ II as the wife of Yasuku (弥作 女房, left), Nakamura Utaemon IV as the farmer Yasaku (百性 弥作, center), and Seki Sanjűr˘ III as Senzaki Yagor˘ (千崎弥五郎, right)

Play: Chuko homare no takanawa (忠孝誉高輪)

Date: 3rd month of 1848 (censors Muramatsu and Yoshimura)

Theater: Nakamura

Publisher: Unidentified, possibly a stylized Yoshi ()

 

I am grateful to Ward Pieters for this image.

Actors: Left sheet: Nakamura Utaemon IV as Hayano Kanpei (早野勘平)

Right sheet: Ichikawa Kuz˘ II as 後家おれい and Onoe Kikujir˘ II as Lady Kaoyo (後室かほよ御ぜん)

Play: Chuko homare no takanawa (忠孝誉高輪)

Date: 3rd month of 1848 (censors Muramatsu and Yoshimura)

Theater: Nakamura

Publisher: Yamamoto-ya Heikichi

Actors: Nakamura Utaemon IV as Hayano Kanpei

Play: Chuko homare no takanawa (忠孝誉高輪)

Date: 3rd month of 1848

Theater: Nakamura

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Actors: Nakamura Utaemon IV as Hayano Kanpei (早野勘平, left) and Onoe Kikujir˘ II as Lady Kaoyo (かほよ御ぜん, right)

Play: Chuko homare no takanawa (忠孝誉高輪)

Date: 3rd month of 1848 (censors Muramatsu and Yoshimura)

Theater: Nakamura

Publisher: Takano-ya Tomoemon

Actors: Left sheet: Iwai Kumesabűr˘ III as ďboshi Rikiya (大星力弥)

Center sheet: Seki Sanjűr˘ III Senzaki Yagor˘ (千崎弥五郎, standing left), unidentified actor as Jűtar˘ (standing right), and Nakamura Utaemon IV as Teraoka Heiemon (平右衛門, on knees)

Right sheet: Nakamura Utaemon IV as ďboshi Yuranosuke (大星由良之助, on ground) and unidentified standing actor

Play: Chuko homare no takanawa (忠孝誉高輪)

Date: 3rd month of 1848 (censors Mera and Murata)

Theater: Nakamura

Publisher: Hayashi-ya Sh˘gor˘

 

I am grateful to Jean Pierre Dubord for this image.

Actors: Sawamura Sojűr˘ V as Kano Genzaemon Muneyoshi (狩野源左衛門宗義, left), Band˘ Hikosabur˘ IV as Miura Arajir˘ Yoshitaka (三浦荒次郎義隆, center), and Onoe Baiko IV as Genzaemonĺs wife Tamazasa (源左衛門妻玉笹, right)

Play: Kamakura yamasakura no gosho zome (鎌倉山桜御所染)

Date: 3rd month of 1848 (censors Muramatsu and Yoshimura)

Theater: Kawarasaki

Publisher: Yamamoto-ya Heikichi

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Actors: Onoe Baiko IV as Princess Sakura ( , left), Sawamura Sojűr˘ V as Kiyomizu Seigen (清水 清玄, center), and Matsumoto Kinsh˘ I as Kiyomizu chukushoku no suke Seigen (清水 宿直 之介 清玄, right)

Play: Kamakura yamasakura no gosho zome (鎌倉山桜御所染)

Date: 3rd month of 1848 (censors Metra and Murata)

Theater: Kawarasaki

Publisher: Ogawa Hansuke

Actors Band˘ Hikosabur˘ IV as yakko Yodohira (奴淀平, left) and Sawamura S˘jűr˘ V as Seigen (清玄, right)

Play: Kamakura yamasakura no gosho zome (鎌倉山桜御所染)

Date: 3rd month of 1848 (censors Mera and Murata)

Theater: Kawarasaki

Publisher: Ogawa Hansuke

 

I am grateful to Lucienne Parkan for this image.

Actors: Left sheet: Matsumoto Kinsh˘ I as the court lady (tsubone) Iwafuji (つぼね岩ふぢ)

Center sheet: Sawamura Sojűr˘ V as the servant (meshitsukai) Ohatsu (召仕おはつ) and ďtani Hiroemon V as the maid Kashiwagi (奥女中柏木)

Right sheet: Onoe Kikugor˘ IV as the middle-ranking court lady (churo) Onoe (中老於の江) and Band˘ Zenji III as the maid Eawase? (奥女中絵合)

Play: Kamakura yamasakura no gosho zome (鎌倉山桜御所染)

Date: 3rd month of 1848 (censors Muramatsu and Yoshimura)

Theater: Kawarasaki

Publisher: Koga-ya Katsugor˘

 

NOTE: This triptych was altered and reissued in the 4th month of 1849 for the production of O megumi niuruo Iwafuji (恵閏初夏藤).

Actors: Onoe Kikugor˘ IV as Onoe (尾上, left), Sawamura Sojűr˘ V as Ohatsu (おはつ, center), and Matsumoto Kinsh˘ I as Iwafuji (岩藤, right)

Play: Kamakura yamasakura no gosho zome (鎌倉山桜御所染)

Date: 3rd month of 1848 (censors Muramatsu and Yoshimura)

Theater: Kawarasaki

Publisher: Ebi-ya Rinnosuke

An altered version of the above design, also with the seals of censors Muramatsu and Yoshimura

Actors: Sawamura Sojűr˘ V as the servant (heyakata) Ohatsu (left) and Matsumoto Kinsh˘ I as the court lady (tsubone) Iwafuji (right)

Play: Kamakura yamasakura no gosho zome (鎌倉山桜御所染)

Date: 3rd month of 1848

Theater: Kawarasaki

Publisher: Horimasa

 

NOTE: This diptych was altered and reissued without a publisherĺs seal in 1852 for the production of Sumidagawa tsui no kagamon.á I am grateful to Marc Devriese for the above image.

Actors: Sawamura Sojűr˘ V as the servant (heyakata) Ohatsu (召仕お初, left), Onoe Kikugoro IV as the middle-ranking court lady (churo) Onoe (中老尾上, center), Matsumoto Kinsh˘ I as the court lady (tsubone) Iwafuji (局岩藤, right)

Play: Kamakura yamasakura no gosho zome (鎌倉山桜御所染)

Date: 3rd month of 1848 (censors Mera and Murata)

Theater: Kawarasaki

Publisher: Iba-ya Sensabur˘

 

NOTE: The right sheet of this triptych was slightly modified and reprinted from the production of Hatsu Sakura Onoe no Iwafuji in the 3rd month of 1847.á I am grateful to Robert Pryor for the image.

Actors: Sawamura S˘jűr˘ V as the servant (heyakata) Ohatsu (召仕はつ, left), Onoe Baik˘ IV as the middle-ranking court lady (churo) Onoe (中老尾上, center), and Matsumoto Kinsh˘ I as the court lady (tsubone) Iwafuji (つぼね岩藤, right)

Play: Kamakura yamasakura no gosho zome (鎌倉山桜御所染)

Date: 3rd month of 1848 (censors Mera and Murata)

Theater: Kawarasaki

Publisher: Wakasa-ya Uhei

 

NOTE: This triptych was partially recut and used for the performance of O megumi niuruo Iwafuji in the 4th month of 1849.

I am grateful to Robert Pryor for this sheet from an alternate state of the above triptych.

Actors: Left sheet: Ichimura Uzaemon XII as the dancer Kakitsu (白拍子花橘 実ハ塚本狐) with Band˘ Shűka I as the wifeĺs maid Yoshino, who is actually a Chieditsune (奥女中吉野 実ハ千枝狐, inset)

Center sheet: Ichimura Uzaemon XII as Kunenbo of Tachibana Temple who is actually Tsukamoto kitsune (橘寺のくねん坊 実ハ塚本狐)

Right sheet: Band˘ Shuka I as a woman of lowly birth (実は源九郎狐のけんぞく) and Ichimura Uzaemon XII as Kusakari Kamematsu actually, Tsukamoto kitsune (草刈亀松 実は塚本狐, inset)

Play: Kazashi no hana kash˘ no uzumaki (藻勝見化粧渦巻)

Date: 3rd month of 1848

Theater: Ichimura

Publisher: Sumiyoshi-ya Masagor˘

Actors: Ichimura Uzaemon XII as Kunenbo of Tachibana Temple (橘寺のくねん坊), Ichimura Uzaemon XII as the dancer Kakitsu (白拍子 花橘), Ichimura Uzaemon XII as Kusakari Kamematsu (草刈亀松), Band˘ Shűka I as the wifeĺs maid Yoshino (奥女中吉野), and Band˘ Shűka I as Miyuki, a woman of lowly birth (賤の女深雪)

Play: Kazashi no hana kash˘ no uzumaki (藻勝見化粧渦巻)

Date: 3rd month of 1848 (censors Muramatsu and Yoshimura)

Theater: Ichimura

Publisher: Minato-ya Kohei

 

Cincinnati Art Museum: Gift of Henrietta Haller, 1905.343.17á

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