MATSUMOTO KďSHIRď IV

Matsumoto K˘shir˘ IV in a print made by Katsukawa Bunch˘

Ichikawa Komaz˘ II playing the role of Soga Jűr˘ Sukenari in a print made by Ippitsusai Bunch˘ Ichikawa Komaz˘ II in a print made by Torii Kiyotsune
Matsumoto K˘shir˘ IV in a print made by Katsukawa Shun'ei Matsumoto K˘shir˘ IV in a print made by T˘shűsai Sharaku in 1794

Band˘ Kunigor˘ I (left) and Ichikawa Takejűr˘ (right) playing the roles of an evil osh˘ and Tsukioka Hayato in Fujikawa Sanpachi's ni-no-kawari drama "Shima Gasane Keisei Zakura", which was staged in the 1st lunar month of 1759 at the Kitagawa no Shibai

The Actor Matsumoto K˘shir˘ IV as Sukeroku in the Play Sukeroku Yukari no Edo-zakura, Performed at the Ichimura Theater in the Sixth Month, 1782
Artist: Katsukawa Shunj˘
Date: 1777ľ1787
The Art Institute of Chicago (print in the public domain)

The Actor Matsumoto K˘shir˘ IV as An no Heibei in the Play Edo Fuji Wakayagi Soga, Performed at the Nakamura Theater in the First Month, 1789
Artist: Katsukawa Shunk˘
Date: 1784ľ1794
The Art Institute of Chicago (print in the public domain)

The Actor Matsumoto K˘shir˘ IV as the Wealthy Bumpkin from Yamato, Actually Magoemon of Ninokuchi Village, in the Play Yomo no Nishiki Koky˘ no Tabiji, Performed at the Kiriza in the Eight Month, 1794
Artist: T˘shűsai Sharaku
Date: 1794
The Art Institute of Chicago (print in the public domain)

The Actor Matsumoto K˘shir˘ IV as Kakogawa Honz˘ in the Play Kanadehon Chűshingura, Performed at the Kawarasaki Theater in the Fifth Month, 1795
Artist: Katsukawa Shunĺei
Date: 1790ľ1800
The Art Institute of Chicago (print in the public domain)

 
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