Memorial prints (shini-e)

Part II

 

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Actor: Iwai Hanshir˘ VI (岩井 半四郎)

Date: 1836

Publisher: Ise-ya Rihei

 

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Actor: Iwai Hanshir˘ VI (岩井 半四郎)

Date: 1836

Publisher: Kaga-ya Kichiemon

 

A memorial portrait of the actor Iwai Hanshir˘ VI, 1836, 5729-C034

 

Actor: Iwai Hanshir˘ VI (岩井 半四郎)

Date: 1836

Publisher: Kawaguchi-ya Ch˘z˘

 

A memorial portrait of the actor Iwai Hanshir˘ VI, 1836

 

Actor: Iwai Hanshir˘ VI (岩井 半四郎)

Date: 1836

Publisher: Ezaki-ya Kichibei

Kuniyoshi - A memorial portrait of the actor Iwai Hanshir˘ VI, 1836, 014-0082

 

Actor: Iwai Hanshir˘ VI (岩井 半四郎)

Date: 1836

Publisher: Yamamoto-ya Heikichi

Kuniyoshi - A memorial portrait of the actor Iwai Hanshir˘ VI, 1836, 5729-C016

 

Actor: Iwai Hanshir˘ VI (岩井 半四郎)

Date: 1836

Publisher: Kawaguchi-ya Ch˘z˘

 

Kuniyoshi - Iwai Hanshir˘ VI (Iwai Kumesabur˘ II), 1836, 5729-C015

 

Actor: Iwai Hanshir˘ VI (岩井 半四郎)

Date: 1836

Publisher: Kawaguchi-ya Ch˘z˘

Kuniyoshi - Iwai Hanshir˘ VI, 1836, 014-0083

 

Actor: Iwai Hanshir˘ VI (岩井 半四郎)

Date: 1836

Publisher: Tsutaya Kichiz˘

 

Actor: Iwai Hanshir˘ VI (岩井 半四郎)

Date: 1836

Publisher: Tsutaya Kichiz˘

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Actor: Iwai Hanshir˘ VI (岩井 半四郎)

Date: 1836

Publisher: Kawaguchi-ya Uhei

A memorial portrait of the actor Iwai Hanshir˘ VI, 1836,  7350_1

 

Actor: Iwai Hanshir˘ VI (岩井 半四郎)

Date: 1836

Publisher: Tsuru-ya Kiemon

memorial portrait of the actor Iwai Hanshir˘ VI, 1836

 

Actor: Iwai Hanshir˘ VI (岩井 半四郎)

Date: 1836

Publisher: Nishimura-ya Yohachi

Kuniyoshi - shini-e of Iwai Hanshir˘ IV published by Edo-ya Matsugoro in 1836

 

Actor: Iwai Hanshir˘ VI (岩井 半四郎)

Date: 1836

Publisher: Edo-ya Matsugor˘

Kuniyoshi - (shihi-e, sitting) Iwai Hanshir˘ VI, 1836, 014-0078

 

Actor: Iwai Hanshir˘ VI (岩井 半四郎)

Date: 1836

Publisher: Kawaguchi-ya Ch˘z˘

 

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Actor: Iwai Hanshir˘ VI (岩井 半四郎) burning incense

Date: 1836

Publisher: S˘shű-ya Yohei

 

Image courtesy of Richard Illing

 

Iwai Hanshiro VI in a memorial performance, Rokudaime iwai hanshir˘ shichikaiki tsuizen (shigenoi ko wakare), c

 

Print title: Rokudaime Iwai Hanshir˘ shichikaiki tsuizen (shigenoi ko wakare)á

Actor: Iwai Hanshir˘ VI holding dish of rice cakes with a child at his feet

Date: 1836

Publisher: Wakasa-ya Yoichi

 

Actors: Band˘ Mitsugor˘ III (坂東 三津五郎 and Iwai Hanshir˘ VI (岩井 半四郎) with an oni (demon)

Date: 1836

Publisher:

 

NOTE: Band˘ Mitsugor˘ III died in 1831 and Iwai Hanshir˘ VI died in 1836.á Oni, believed to be guardians of the gates of Hell, were occasionally represented on shini-e.

Memorial print of Seki Sanjűr˘ II, 1839

 

Actor: Seki Sanjűr˘ II ( 三十郎)

Date: 1839

Publisher: S˘shű-ya Yohei

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Actors: Iwai Hanshir˘ V (1776-1846) as Hotoke-gozen (仏御前, inset), Iwai Hanshir˘ VI (1799-1836) as Gi˘ (祇王, standing), and Iwai Hanshir˘ VII (1804-1845) as Gijo (祇女)

Date: 1847 (censors Muramatsu and Yoshimura)

Publisher: áMinato-ya Kohei

 

I am grateful to Marc DeVriese for this image.

 

Kuniyoshi - (circle) Iwai Hanshir˘ VI as Gi˘ (standing), Iwai Hanshir˘ VII as Gijo & Iwai Hanshir˘ V as Hotoke-gozen (inset), Pub

 

Another state of the above image with yellow on top

Kuniyoshi - (shini-e, scroll), Matsumoto K˘shir˘ VI, 1849, 014-0104

 

Actor: Matsumoto K˘shir˘ VI

Date: 1849

Publisher: No seal

 

NOTE: The entire image is a single woodblock print imitating a hanging scroll on a wall

1849 shini-e of Onoe Kikugor˘ III (left) and the 1816 print from which it was modified (right). The latter shows the actor as the blind musician (zat˘) Tokuichi, actually Tenjiku Tokubei in Kasane ďgi.á The shini-e is titled Song of the Xylophone (Mokkin no uta, もつきんの歌) and bears the seals of the censors Mera and Murata, but has no publisherĺs seal.á The 1816 print bears the seal of the publisher Kawaguchi-ya Sh˘z˘.á The two prints have different Kuniyoshi signatures, each appropriate for its dates of publication. áá

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