Double and triple bust portraits of actors,

Part II

 

 

Actors: Ichikawa Danjr VIII as Tamiya Iemon (神谷仁右衛門, top), Ichikawa Kodanji IV as Sat Yomoshichi (佐藤与茂七), and Band Shuka I as Oiwas sister Osode (おそで, bottom)

Play: Manete Mimasu yotsuya no kikigaki (当三升四谷聞書, Ghost stories at Yotsuya)

Date: 9th month of 1848 (censors Hama and Kinugasa)

Publisher: ta-ya Takichi

 

I am grateful to Lucienne Parkan for this image.

1847-52TripleBustPortraitsActors

 

Actors: Onoe Kikujir II as Mikuni Kojor (三国小女郎), Ichikawa Kodanji IV as the cormorant fisherman (ukai) Kujr (鵜飼九十郎), and Ichikawa Danjr VIII as Tamaya Shinbei (玉屋新兵衛)

Play: Ichinotani mushae no iezuto (一谷武者画土産)

Date: 8th month of 1849

Theater: Karawazaki

Publisher: No seal

 

NOTE:This print appears to have been made by partially recarving the woodblocks for the preceding print. I am grateful to Marc DeVriese for this image.

Kuniyoshi -  (double actor portraits) Ichikawa Danjr VIII as Kamiya Iemon and Ichikawa Kodanji IV as a dying Kobotoke Kohei in 'Tkaid Yotsuya kaidan', 005-0524

 

Actors: Ichikawa Danjr VIII as Kamiya Iemon (神谷伊右工門) and Ichikawa Kodanji IV as a dying Kobotoke Kohei

Play: Manete Mimasu yotsuya no kikigaki (当三升四谷聞書, Ghost stories at Yotsuya)

Date: 9th month of 1848

Publisher: ta-ya Takichi

 

Kuniyoshi -  (double actor portraits) Ichikawa Danjr VIII as Kamiya Iemon and Ichikawa Kodanji IV as Oiwa's ghost nailed to a door in 'Yotsuya no Kikigaki', (7)1848, pub

 

Actors: Ichikawa Danjr VIII as Kamiya Iemon (神谷伊右工門) and Ichikawa Kodanji IV as Oiwas ghost nailed to a door

Play: Manete Mimasu yotsuya no kikigaki (当三升四谷聞書, Ghost stories at Yotsuya)

Date: 9th month of 1848

Publisher: ta-ya Takichi

 

Kuniyoshi -  (double actor portraits) Ichikawa Danjr VIII as Tamiya Iemon and  Ichikawa Kodanji IV as Sat Yomoshichi (bottom) in 'Tkaid Yotsuya Kaidan' (Alt

 

Actors: Ichikawa Danjr VIII as Tamiya Iemon (神谷伊右工門) and Ichikawa Kodanji IV as Sat Yomoshichi (佐藤与茂七, bottom)

Play: Manete Mimasu yotsuya no kikigaki (当三升四谷聞書, Ghost stories at Yotsuya)

Date: 9th month of 1848

Publisher: ta-ya Takichi

 

I am grateful to Marc DeVriese for this image.

Kuniyoshi -  (double actor portraits) 100-8812

 

Another state of the above design

 

 

 

Kuniyoshi - Kamiya Iemon haunted by O-Iwa's ghost, 1852, Pub

 

Actors: Ichikawa Danjr VIII as Kamiya Iemon (神谷伊右衛門) and Ichikawa Kodanji IV as Oiwas ghost (Oiwa no bokon, お岩のぼうこん)

Play: Manete Mimasu yotsuya no kikigaki (当三升四谷聞書, Ghost stories at Yotsuya)

Date: 9th month of 1848

Publisher: ta-ya Takichi

 

Kuniyoshi - Ichikawa Danjr VIII as Kamiya Iemon & Band Shka I as Hanagasumi no Ohide in 'Manete Mimasu yotsuya no kikigaki', (9)1848

 

Actors: Ichikawa Danjr VIII as Kamiya Iemon (神谷仁右衛門) and Band Shka I as Hanagasumi no Ohide (花がすみ 於秀)

Play: Manete Mimasu yotsuya no kikigaki (当三升四谷聞書, Ghost stories at Yotsuya)

Date: 9th month of 1848

Theater: Ichimura

Publisher: Horimasa

zKuniyoshi-Fan Pub

 

Series: Untitled

Robinson: Not listed

Play: Futatsu chocho kuruwa nikki (双蝶仝曲輪日記)

Theater: Ichimura

Description: Nakamura Fukusuke I as Hanaregoma Chokichi (放駒長吉), and Nakamura Kantar I as Myokan

Date: 6th month of 1854

Publisher: ta-ya Takichi

 

NOTE: The actors are on a sum referees fan

 

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Series: Untitled

Robinson: Not listed

Play: Futatsu chocho kuruwa nikki (双蝶仝曲輪日記)

Theater: Ichimura

Description: Ichikawa Kuz II as Chkichi's older sister (長吉姉お関) and Arashi Kichisaburo III as Nuregami Chogor (濡髪長五郎)

Date: 6th month of 1854

Publisher: ta-ya Takichi

 

NOTE: A print from the same series as the above, but by Kunisada (Toyokuni III)

Kuniyoshi - Band Shka I as Hashimotoya Shiraito in 'Sumidagawa tsui no kagamon', Pub

 

Actors: Band Shka I as Hashimotoya Shiraito

Play: Sumidagawa tsui no kagamon (隅田川対高賀紋)

Date: Intercalary 2nd month of 1852*

Theater: Nakamura

Publisher: Ensh-ya Hikobei

 

I am grateful to Ward Pieters for locating this image.

 

K (possibly 1850) Play sh Adachi-ga-Hara - Sodehagi and her Daughter Okimi

 

Actors: Sawamura Chjr V as Sadasumi tsuma Sodehagi (貞住妻袖萩) and Ichikawa Saizabur as daughter Okimi (娘おきみ)

Play: sh Adachi-ga-hara (奥州安達原)

Date: 1st month of 1850

Theater: Ichimura

Publisher:

 

Actors: Sawamura Chjr V as Nagoya Sanza Motoharu (名古屋山三元春) and Onoe Baiko IV as Otowaya no Ume (音羽屋の於梅)

PlayDate kurabe uwasa no sayaate (伊達競高評鞘当)

Date: 1st month of 1851 (censors Kinugasa and Murata)

Theater: Kawarasaki

Publisher: No seal

 

This is a keyblock print. I am grateful to Lucienne Parkan for information about this print.

 

 

 

Robinson refers to listing in Kuniyoshi by Basil William Robinson, 1961, Victoria and Albert Museum, London

 

*An extra month inserted between the 2nd and 3rd months in the same manner as an extra day is added to a leap year

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