Actor triptychs

1851, Part II

 

Actors: Left sheet: Arashi Kishisabur˘ III as Yamanaya Soubeiá (山名屋 惣兵衛)

Center sheet: Band˘ Shűka I as Yamanaya Urasato (山名屋浦里)

Right sheet: Ichikawa Danjűr˘ VIII as Tokijir˘, in reality Sat˘ Yomoshichi (時次郎 実ハ 佐藤 与茂七) and Ichimura Uzaemon XIII as Midori (みどり)

Play: Akegarasu Hana no Nureginu (明烏花濡衣)

Date: 2nd month of 1851 (censors Hama and Magome)

Theater: Ichimura

Publisher: Echizen-ya Hachiemon

Actors: Left sheet: ďtani Tomoemon IV as Yamanaya Soubei (山名や惣兵衛), Nakayama Bungor˘ II as Yaritenokaya (やりてかや), and Ichikawa Danjűr˘ VIII as Tokijir˘, in reality Sat˘ Yomoshichi (in circle)

Right sheet: Band˘ Shűka I as Yamanaya Urasato

Play: Akegarasu Hana no Nureginu (明烏花濡衣)

Date: 2nd month of 1851

Theater: Ichimura

Publisher: Ebi-ya Rinnosuke

Actors: Left sheet: Ichikawa Danjűr˘ VIII as Kasugaya Tokijir˘ (春日屋 時次郎) and Band˘ Kichiya as Katsumi (かつみ)

Right sheet: Band˘ Shűka I as Yamanaya Urasato (山名屋 浦里)

Play: Akegarasu Hana no Nureginu (明烏花濡衣)

Date: 2nd month of 1851 (censors Fuku and Muramatsu)

Theater: Ichimura

Publisher: Wakasa-ya Uhei

Actors: Left sheet: Ichikawa Danjűr˘ VIII as Kasugaya Tokijir˘ (春日や時次郎 実ハ佐藤与茂七)

Right sheet: Band˘ Shűka I as Yamanaya Urasato (山名や浦里) and Band˘ Kichiya as Katsumi (しうか かつみ)

Play: Akegarasu Hana no Nureginu (明烏花濡衣)

Date: 2nd month of 1851 (censors Fuku and Muramatsu)

Theater: Ichimura

Publisher: Yamaguchi-ya T˘bei

Actors: Left sheet: Ichikawa Danjűr˘ VIII as Tokijir˘, in reality Sat˘ Yomoshichi (時次郎 実ハ 佐藤 与茂七), six year old Ichimura Uzaemon XIII as Midori (みどり), and Band˘ Kichiya as Katsumi

Right sheet: Band˘ Shűka I as Yamanaya Urasato (山名屋 浦里)

Play: Akegarasu Hana no Nureginu (明烏花濡衣)

Date: 2nd month of 1851 (censors Fuku and Muramatsu)

Theater: Ichimura

Publisher: Enshű-ya Hikobei

Actors: Band˘ Shűka I as Yamanaya Urasato, six year old Ichimura Uzaemon XIII as Midori, and Band˘ Kichiya as Katsumi

Play: Akegarasu Hana no Nureginu (明烏花濡衣)

Date: 2nd month of 1851 (censors Fuku and Muramatsu)

Theater: Ichimura

Publisher: Hayashi-ya Sh˘gor˘

Actors: Left sheet: Band˘ Shűka I as Yamanaya Urasato (山名屋 浦里) and Band˘ Kichiya as the kamuro Katsumi (禿 かつみ)

Right sheet: Ichikawa Danjűr˘ VIII as Kasugaya Tokijir˘ (春日屋 時次郎) and Ichimura Uzaemon XIII as the kamuro Midori (禿 みどり)

Play: Akegarasu Hana no Nureginu (明烏花濡衣)

Date: 2nd month of 1851 (censors Fuku and Muramatsu)

Theater: Ichimura

Publisher: J˘shű-ya Kinz˘

 

NOTE: ôkamuroö (禿 or かむろ) is sometimes politely defined as a courtesanĺs child-servant, but preadolescent apprentice is a more correct translation.

Actors: Six-year-old Ichimura Uzaemon XIII as Midori (みどり) and Band˘ Shűka I as Yamanaya Urasato (山名や)

Play: Akegarasu Hana no Nureginu (明烏花濡衣)

Date: 2nd month of 1851

Theater: Ichimura

Publisher: Kakumoto-ya Kinjir˘

Actors: Left sheet: Band˘ Shűka I as Yamanaya Urasato (山名や浦里) and Band˘ Kichiya as Katsumi (かつみ)

Right sheet: Ichikawa Danjűr˘ VIII as Kasugaya Tokijir˘, in reality Sat˘ Yomoshichi (かすかや 時次郎 実ハ 佐藤 与茂七)

Play: Akegarasu Hana no Nureginu (明烏花濡衣)

Date: 2nd month of 1851 (censors Fuku and Muramatsu)

Theater: Ichimura

Publisher: Kakumoto-ya Kinjir˘

Actors: Left sheet: Band˘ Shűka I as Yamanaya Urasato (山名や浦里) and Band˘ Kichiya as Katsumi (かつみ)

Right sheet: Ichikawa Danjűr˘ VIII as Tokijir˘, in reality Sat˘ Yomoshichi (春日屋 時次郎 実ハ 佐藤 与茂七) and Ichimura Uzaemon XIII as Midori (みどり)

Play: Akegarasu Hana no Nureginu (明烏花濡衣)

Date: 2nd month of 1851

Theater: Ichimura

Publisher: Sano-ya Kihei

Actors: Left sheet: Band˘ Shűka I as Yamanaya Urasato (山名や浦里)

Right sheet: Ichikawa Danjűr˘ VIII as Kasugaya Tokijir˘, in reality, Sat˘ Yomoshichi (かすがや 時次郎 実ハ 佐藤 与茂七), Ichimura Uzaemon XIII as Midori (みどり), and Band˘ Kichiya as Katsumi (かつみ)

Play: Akegarasu Hana no Nureginu (明烏花濡衣)

Date: 2nd month of 1851

Theater: Ichimura

Publisher: Maru-ya Jimpachi

Actors: Left sheet: Ichikawa Kuz˘ II as Kotsuzumi (小つゞみ, standing) and Band˘ Shűka I as Taiko (太鼓)

Right sheet: Ichimura Takenoj˘ V as Utai (, standing left), Arashi Kichisabur˘ III as Otsuzumi (大鼓, standing right), and Ichikawa Danjűr˘ VIII as Fue (, sitting)

Play: Jidai Sewa Hina no Danmaku (古今ひなの段幕)

Date: 2nd month of 1851

Theater: Ichimura

Publisher: J˘shű-ya Kinz˘

 

I am grateful to Robert Pryor for this image and to Lucienne Parkan for information about the diptych.

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