Five Dance Performances by Onoe Tamizo II at the Kawarasaki Theatre in the First Month of Tenpo 13

(第二番大切五変化所作事之内)

Publisher: Kawaguchi-ya Sh˘z˘

1842

 

This series is not listed in Kuniyoshi by Basil William Robinson (Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1961).á The prints are each about 14 by 10 inches (36 by 25 centimeters), a size known as ˘ban.

 

Onoe Tamiz˘ II as Otaka Tonomo (大高主殿) performing the lion dance (shakkyo) on a rock with a long flowing mane of hair

 

Onoe Tamiz˘ II performing the New Yearĺs dance (manzai, 万歳), lavishly dressed with a drum

 

 

 

 

Onoe Tamiz˘ II performing the tojin, Chinese dance

 

Onoe Tamiz˘ II performing the komori (a childrenĺs dance) with a lute and an octopus

 

Onoe Tamiz˘ II as a yakko-dako (奴凧), a kite that looks like a servant

 

ááá ôRobinsonö refers to listing of the series in Kuniyoshi by Basil William Robinson (Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1961).á

 

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