IWAI TOJAKU

The actors Iwai Kumesaburô I and Ichikawa Danjûrô VI playing the roles of the courtesan Agemaki and her lover Sukeroku in the drama "Ômiura Date no Nebiki", which was staged at the Nakamuraza in the 3rd lunar month of 1799 (print made by Utagawa Toyokuni I)

Iwai Kumesaburô I (right) and Onoe Eizaburô I (left) in a print made by Utagawa Toyokuni I (1802)

Iwai Kumesaburô I (bottom) and Ichikawa Komazô III (top) in a print made by Katsukawa Shunkô

Iwai Hanshirô V playing the roles of Hisamatsu and Osome in the drama "Osome Hisamatsu Ukina no Yomiuri", comonly called "Osome no Nanayaku" ("Osome's seven roles"), which was staged in the 9th lunar month of 1820 at the Naka no Shibai (print made by Utagawa Kunihiro)

Iwai Hanshirô V playing the roles of Osaku and Takekawa in the drama "Osome Hisamatsu Ukina no Yomiuri", comonly called "Osome no Nanayaku" ("Osome's seven roles"), which was staged in the 9th lunar month of 1820 at the Naka no Shibai (print made by Utagawa Kunihiro)

Iwai Hanshirô playing the roles of Osome's mother and Omitsu in the drama "Osome Hisamatsu Ukina no Yomiuri", comonly called "Osome no Nanayaku" ("Osome's seven roles"), which was staged in the 9th lunar month of 1820 at the Naka no Shibai (print made by Utagawa Kunihiro)

Iwai Hanshirô and Matsumoto Kôshirô V playing the roles of Dote no Oroku and Kimon no Kihê in the drama "Osome Hisamatsu Ukina no Yomiuri", comonly called "Osome no Nanayaku" ("Osome's seven roles"), which was staged in the 9th lunar month of 1820 at the Naka no Shibai (print made by Utagawa Kunihiro)

Iwai Hanshirô V in a print made by Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1832)

Iwai Tojaku playing the role of Osato in the "Sushiya" scene of the drama "Yoshitsune Senbon Zakura" (print made by Utagawa Kunisada I)

Ogino Izaburô II (top/1st from left), Seki Sanjûrô II (top/2nd from left), Ichikawa Ichizô I (top/2nd from right), Fujikawa Tomokichi II (top/1st from right), Iwai Hanshirô V (bottom/1st from left), Nakamura Utaemon III (bottom/2nd from left), Suketakaya Takasuke II (bottom/2nd from right) and Onoe Matsusuke II (bottom/1st from right) performing in the kaomise drama "Azuma no Hana Iwai no Dairi", which was staged in the 11th lunar month of 1811 in Edo at the Nakamuraza

 
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