Actor triptychs

1848, Part I

 

 

Actors: Nakamura Utaemon IV as Ume no Yoshibei (由兵衛, left), Iwai Kumesabur˘ III as detsuchi Chokichi (でつち長吉, center), and Seki Sanjűr˘ III as Genbei Horino Genbei (源兵衛, right)

Play: 褄重梅由兵衛 (...Yoshibei)

Date: 1st month of 1848

Theater: Nakamura

Publisher: Yamamoto-ya Heikichi

Actors: Nakamura Utaemon IV as Ume-no-Yoshibe (梅のよし兵衛, left), Iwai Kumesabűr˘ III as the apprentice Chokichi (てつち長吉, center), and an unidentified actor as Yoshibeiĺs wife Ku-ome (女房小梅, right)

Play: 褄重梅由兵衛 (...Yoshibei)

Date: 1st month of 1848

Theater: Nakamura

Publisher: Murata-ya Ichibei

Another greatly simplified state of the above triptych

Actors: Left sheet: Ichikawa Kodanji IV as Soga Gor˘ (曽我五郎時宗) and Ichikawa Danjűr˘ VIII as Soga Sukenari (曽我十郎祐成)

Center sheet: Ichimura Uzaemon XII as Kudo Saemon (工藤左衛門祐経)

Right sheet: Band˘ Shuka I as the courtesan Oiso no Tora (大磯ノとら) and Band˘ Mitsugor˘ IV as Omi Kotota (近江小藤太成家)

Play: Hatsuharu... (初春の御寿そが)

Date: 1st month of 1848

Theater: Ichimura

Publisher: Ebi-ya Rinnosuke

Actors: Left sheet: Ichikawa Kodanji IV as Soga Gor˘ (曽我五郎時宗) and Ichikawa Danjűr˘ VIII as Soga Sukenari (曽我十郎祐成)

Right sheet: Ichimura Uzaemon XII as Kudo Saemon (工藤祐経) and Band˘ Shuka I as 大磯の虎

Play: Hatsuharu... (初春の御寿そが)

Date: 1st month of 1848

Theater: Ichimura

Publisher: J˘shű-ya Kinz˘

Title of triptych: Tsurigitsune wana no kangiku (Trapping the White Fox)

Actors: Left sheet: Matsumoto Kinsho I as Soga no Gor˘ (五郎時宗, foreground) and unidentified actor as Soga Jűr˘ Sukinari (小林屋鶴吉)

Center sheet: Sawamura Sojűr˘ V as Kud˘ Saemon Suketsune (工藤祐経)

Right sheet: Onoe Baiko IV as Asahidayű (あさひ太夫)

Play: Kagami gaike omokage Soga (吉例曽我訥子玉)

Date: 1st month of 1848

Theater:

Publisher: Iba-ya Sensabur˘

Actors: Ichimura Uzaemon XII as Komatsuya S˘shichi (小松屋宗七, left), Ichikawa Danjűr˘ VIII as Kezoni Kuemon (毛剃九右衛門, center), and Band˘ Shuka I as the courtesan Hakata Kojor˘ (博多 小女郎, right)

Play: Mimasu Dokko Hakata no Uchikake (三升独鈷博多[?])

Date: 1st month of 1848

Theater: Ichimura

Publisher: J˘shű-ya Kinz˘

 

NOTE: Due to a printing error, the top bolt of cloth in the pile is blue in the right-hand sheet, but white in the center sheet.

Actors: Left sheet: Iwai Kumesabur˘ III as onzoshi Ushiwakamaru (牛若丸, standing) and Nakamura Kanemon I in unidentified role

Right sheet: Nakamura Utaemon IV as 熊坂張範 and unidentified actor of the Nakamura line (中村 鷺助 I) as 韋駄天の刑部

Play: Tsuki no ume megumi no Kagekiyo (月梅摂景清)

Date: 1st month of 1848

Theater: Nakamura

Publisher: Suruga-ya Sukujir˘

Actors: Nakamura Utaemon IV as the bandit monk Kumasaka Ch˘han (left), Ichikawa Kuz˘ II as Kichiji (center), and Ichikawa Kodanji IV as Ushiwakamaru (right)

Play: Tsuki no ume megumi no Kagekiyo (月梅摂景清)

Date: 1st month of 1848

Theater: Nakamura

Publisher: Ebi-ya Rinnosuke

Actors: Left sheet: Onoe Shinshichi III as 松番匠新七郎 実ハ天野四郎常長 (standing) and Ichikawa Kuz˘ II as 室の津肝煎佐次太夫

Right sheet: Nakamura Utaemon IV as the blind Aku Shichibei Kagekiyo ( 七兵衛 景清) 後ニ日向勾当 and Onoe Kikujir˘ II as Kagekiyoĺs daughter Hitomaru (景清 人丸)

Play: Tsuki no ume megumi no Kagekiyo (月梅摂景清)

Date: 1st month of 1848

Theater: Nakamura

Publisher: Iba-ya Sensabur˘

Title: The Six Poetic Immortals (Rokkasen, 六歌仙)

Actors: Ichikawa Kodanji IV as the monk Kisen (喜撰法師), Nakamura Utaemon IV as S˘j˘ Henj˘ (僧正遍正), Band˘ Mitsugor˘ IV as ďtomo Kuronushi (大伴黒主), Band˘ Shűka I as Ono no Komachi (小野小町), Ichikawa Danjűr˘ VIII as Arihara Narihira (在原業平), and Ichimura Uzaemon XII as Fumiya Yasuhide (文屋康秀)

Play: Yanagi... (柳糸遊所操)

Theater: Ichimura

Date: 1st month of 1848 (censors Hama and Kinugasa)

Publisher: Minato-ya Kohei

Actors: Nakamura Utaemon IV in unknown role

Play:

Date: 1st month of 1848

Theater:

Publisher: Chű (phonetic reading of )

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