Actor triptychs

1852, Part I

 

Actors: Left sheet: Band˘ Hikosabur˘ IV as the daijin (cabinet minister) Kibi (吉備大臣)

Center sheet: Ichikawa Kodanji IV as Haguri Yoshimitsu (羽栗吉光) and Arashi Wonkichi III as 官人がまんくわん

Right sheet: Ichikawa Kodanji IV as Abe no Nakamaro (仲麿の霊魂) and Band˘ Hikosabur˘ IV as Anrokuzan (安禄山)

Play: Kinu Gyokuto wakoku no irifune (金烏玉兎倭入船)

Date: 1st month of 1852

Theater: Nakamura

Publisher: Ise-ya Chűsuke

Actors: Left sheet: Ichikawa Kodanji IV in unknown role, Morita Kanya XI as Kanningentou (官人玄東), unidentified actor as Jiyaman Kuwan (じやまんくわん), and Nakamura Karoku I as Daijiro Kiyome (大次郎 季清女)

Right sheet: Band˘ Sajűr˘ I as Santokan (三都館) and Band˘ Hikosabur˘ IV as the daijin (cabinet minister) Kibi (吉備大臣)

Play: Kinu Gyokuto wakoku no irifune (金烏玉兎倭入船)

Date: 1st month of 1852

Theater: Nakamura

Publisher: Koga-ya Katsugor˘

Actors: Left sheet: Band˘ Hikosabur˘ IV as the daijin (cabinet minister) Kibi (吉備大臣) and Ichikawa Kodanji IV as Nakamaro no rei (仲麿の霊)

Right sheet: Morita Kanya XI as Kanningentou (官人玄東), Band˘ Hikosabur˘ IV as Anrokuzan (安禄山), and Band˘ Sajűr˘ I as Santokan (三都館)

Play: Kinu Gyokuto wakoku no irifune (金烏玉兎倭入船)

Date: 1st month of 1852 (censors Hama and Magome)

Theater: Nakamura

Publisher: Ise-ya Kanekichi

 

I am grateful to Robert Pryor for this hanshita-e (final drawing).

Actors: Ichikawa Kodanji IV as Haguri Yoshimitsu (羽栗吉満, left) and Onoe Baiko IV as Princess Natsuki (名月姫, right)

Play: Kinu Gyokuto wakoku no irifune (金烏玉兎倭入船)

Date: 1st month of 1852

Theater: Nakamura

Publisher: Ebi-ya Rinnosuke

Actors: Iwai Kumesabur˘ III as Sakura hime (left), Ichikawa Danjűr˘ VIII as Kiyomizu Seigen (center), and an unidentified actor on right

Play: Koigoromo karigane-zome (恋衣雁金染)

Date: 1st month of 1852 (censors Kinugasa and Murata with shita-uri seal)

Theater: Kawarasaki

Publisher: Ise-ya Chűsuke

 

I am grateful to Ward Pieters for locating this image.

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Actors: Ichikawa Danjűr˘ VIII as Gokuin Sen'emon (極印千右エ門, bottom left), Ichikawa Kuz˘ II as An no Heibei (安野平兵衛, top right), Arashi Rikan III as Hotei Ichiemon (布袋市右エ門, top left), Iwai Kumesabur˘ III as Karigane Bunshichi (雁金文七, middle), and Ichikawa Ebiz˘ V as Kaminari Sh˘kur˘ (雷庄九郎, bottom right)

Play: Koigoromo karigane-zome (恋衣雁金染)

Date: 1st month of 1852 (censors Kinugasa and Murata with shita-uri seal)

Theater: Kawarasaki

Publisher: Unidentified

 

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

Actors: Band˘ Shűka I as Inuzuka Shinno (犬坂毛野, left standing) and Sawamura Chojűr˘ V as Inuyama D˘setsu Tadatomo (犬山道節忠興, on right)

Play: Satomi hakkenden (History of the Eight Dogs of Satomi, 里見八犬伝)

Date: 1st month of 1852 (censors Fuku and Muramatsu)

Theater: Ichimura

Publisher: ďta-ya Takichi

 

NOTE: This diptych appears to have been printed from the same woodblocks as the above triptych, with some alterations.á

Actors: Band˘ Shuka I as Inuzuka Shinno (犬塚信の成孝, left) and Seki Sanjűr˘ III as Inugai Genapachi (犬飼現八信道, right) on the roof of Horyukaku Temple

Play: Satomi hakkenden (History of the Eight Dogs of Satomi, 里見八犬伝)

Date: 1st month of 1852 (censors Hama and Magome)

Theater: Ichimura

Publisher: Ise-ya Kanekichi

I am grateful to Robert Pryor for this alternate state of the above design.

Actors: Left sheet: Arashi Kichisaburo III as Inuta Kobungo (犬田小文吾悌順, foreground) and Sawamura Ch˘jűr˘ V as Yamabayashi Fusahachi (山林房八)

Center sheet: Seki Sanjűr˘ III as Inugai Genapachi (犬飼現八信道) and ďtani Tomoemon IV as Tanaya Bungohei (古那や文五兵衛, with pole)

Right sheet: Unidentified actor as lady Kempachi Nobuchi

Play: Satomi hakkenden (History of the Eight Dogs of Satomi, 里見八犬伝)

Date: 1st month of 1852

Theater: Ichimura

Publisher: Ebi-ya Rinnosuke

Actors: Left sheet: Arashi Kichisabur˘ III as Inuta Kobungo (網干左母次郎), Onoe Kikujir˘ II as Hikiroku musume Hamaji (蟇六娘浜路), Nakamura Kanemon as (軍木五倍二), and ďtani Tomoemon IV as 荏宦蟇六

Right Sheet: Bando Shuka I as Inuzuka Shinno (犬塚信乃), Seki Sanjűr˘ III as 小者額蔵, Nakamura Kantar˘ as ☆上宮六, and Nakayama Bungor˘ III as Kamezasaĺs wife Toroku (蟇六女房亀笹)

Play: Satomi hakkenden (History of the Eight Dogs of Satomi, 里見八犬伝)

Date: 1st month of 1852 (censors Kinugasa and Murata)

Theater: Ichimura

Publisher: J˘shű-ya Kinz˘

Actors: Left sheet: Ichiko Daihachi (一子大八, baby), Onoe Kikujir˘ II as Fusahachi ny˘bo Mei (房八 女房 ぬい, woman), and Arashi Kichisabur˘ III as Inuta Kobungo (犬田小文吾, man)

Right Sheet: Band˘ Shuka I as Inuzuka Shinno (犬塚信乃), and Sawamura Ch˘jűr˘ V as Sanrin Fusahachi (山林房八)á

Play: Satomi hakkenden (History of the Eight Dogs of Satomi, 里見八犬伝)

Date: 1st month of 1852 (censors Hama and Magome)

Theater: Ichimura

Publisher: J˘shű-ya Kinz˘

Actors: Band˘ Shuka I as Inuzuka Shinno (犬塚信の, left) and Seki Sanjűr˘ III as Inushika Bansaku (犬塚番作, right)

Play: Satomi hakkenden (里見八犬伝)

Date: 1st month of 1852

Theater: Ichimura

Publisher: Yamaguchi-ya T˘bei

 

I am grateful to Sophie Kinet Van Loock for this image.

Actors: Sawamura Ch˘jűr˘ V as Inuyama D˘setsu (犬山道節, top) and Seki Sanjűr˘ III as Inukawa S˘suke (犬川荘助, bottom)á

Play: Satomi hakkenden (History of the Eight Dogs of Satomi, 里見八犬伝)

Date: 1st month of 1852 (censors Hama and Madome)

Theater: Ichimura

Publisher: J˘shű-ya Kinz˘

 

NOTE: This is a vertical ˘ban diptych (kakemono-e).á I am grateful to Robert Pryor for locating this image.

Actors: Left sheet: Arashi Kichisaburo III as Inuta Kobungo

Right sheet: Seki Sanjűr˘ III as Inukai Genpachi (foreground)

Play: Satomi hakkenden (History of the Eight Dogs of Satomi, 里見八犬伝)

Date: 1st month of 1852 (censors Hama and Magome)

Theater: Ichimura

Publisher: Sano-ya Kihei

Actors: Left sheet: Seki Sanjűr˘ III as Inukawa Sosuke (犬川荘介義住) and Onoe Kikujir˘ II as D˘setsu musume Hamaji (道節 はまぢ)

Right sheet: Sawamura Ch˘jűr˘ V as Inuyama Dosetsu (犬山道節忠知) and Arashi Kichisabur˘ III as Inuta Kobungo (網干左母次郎)

Play: Satomi hakkenden (History of the Eight Dogs of Satomi, 里見八犬伝)

Date: 1st month of 1852

Theater: Ichimura

Publisher: Sano-ya Kihei

Actors: Left sheet: Actors as Yukun Kazaore (遊君風折) and Soga Hak˘maru (曽我箱王丸 舞子立花, child)

Center sheet: Actors as Soga Ichimanmaru (曽我一万丸 舞子かんぎく), Kudo Suketsumi actually Kagoyama Kangayu (工藤祐経実ハ篭山勘ヶ由), and けいせい歌あや

Right sheet: Actors as Keisei Kakitsu (けいせい家橘), Shirabyoshiĺs wife Koto Inuzaka Asageno (白拍子妻琴 犬坂朝毛野), and Tianjin Shichir˘ (天津七郎)

Play: Sode kich˘ chikai no asazuma (袖机帳誓別朝妻)

Date: 1st month of 1852 (censors Hama and Magome)

Theater: Ichimura

Publisher: Amatsu

 

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

Actors: Left sheet: Ichikawa Danjűr˘ VIII as Asari no Yoichi (浅利 与市 義遠)

Center sheet: Ichikawa Kuz˘ II as the nun Midai Masako ( 御台 政子 御ぜん)

Right sheet: Ichikawa Dannosuke V as Heitaĺs wife Tsunade (平太妻綱手), child actor as Michiyo (実千代), and Arashi Rikan III as Yoichiv tsuma Hangaku (与市 板額)

Play: Wada gassen onna maizuru (和田合戦女舞鶴,á The Battles of Wada and a Womanĺs Crane Dance)

Date: 1st month of 1852 (censors Hama and Magome)

Theater: Kawarasaki

Publisher: Ebi-ya Rinnosuke

Actors: Right sheet: Ichikawa Dannosuke V as Heitaĺs wife Tsunade (平太妻綱手) and child actor as Michiyo (実千代)

Play: Wada gassen onna maizuru (和田合戦女舞鶴,á The Battles of Wada and a Womanĺs Crane Dance)

Date: 1st month of 1852

Theater: Kawarasaki

Publisher: Tsuta-ya Kichiz˘

Kuniyoshi - (mask, fox, screen) Ichikawa Kuz˘ II as Soga Jűr˘ Sukenari (R), Ichikawa Ebiz˘ V as Kud˘ Suketsune (C) & Iwai Kumesabur˘ III (probably) as Soga Gor˘ Tokimune (L), c

Actors: Iwai Kumesabur˘ III as Soga Gor˘ Tokimune (曽我五郎時宗, left), Ichikawa Ebiz˘ V as Kud˘ Suketsune (工藤祐経, center), and Ichikawa Kuz˘ II as Soga Jűr˘ Sukenari (曽我十郎祐成, right)

Play: Yami no Ume Yume no Tamakura (闇梅夢手枕)

Date: 1st month of 1852 (censors Muramatsu and Yoshimura)

Theater: Kawarasaki

Publisher: ďta-ya Takichi

 

I am grateful to Ward Pieters for locating this image and to Lucienne Parkan for information about the triptych.

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