NAKAMURA TOMIJ█Rď I

Stage names:

Nakamura Tomijűr˘ I
Yoshizawa Sakiya

Guild: Tenn˘jiya

Line number: SHODAI (I)

Crest: Yattsu Yaguruma

Existence: 1719 ~ 3rd day of the 8th lunar month of 1786 [1]

Connections:

Father: Yoshizawa Ayame I

Adoptive father: Nakamura Shingor˘ I

Brothers: Yoshizawa Ayame II, Yamashita Matatar˘ I, Yoshizawa Ayame III

Father-in-law: Yamashita Kinsaku I

Adopted sons: Nakamura Shingor˘ II, Nakamura Noshio II

Son-in-law: Nakamura Noshio I

Disciples: Nakamura Handayű (Yamashita Kinsaku II), Nakamura ďmachi, Nakamura Matsuyo, Nakamura Ky˘jűr˘ II, Nakamura Tokusabur˘, Nakamura Yoshimatsu, Nakamura Kichinosuke, Nakamura Tomiyo, Nakamura Man'yo

Family map: the Yoshizawa Clan

Career:

1719 ~ 1728: born in ďsaka. Third son of the great star Yoshizawa Ayame I, who gives him the name of Yoshizawa Sakiya and trains him as an actor. He is adopted by Nakamura Shingor˘ I.

1st lunar month of 1729: he makes his first appearance on stage in Ky˘to, as a wakaonnagata, taking the name of Nakamura Tomijűr˘ and playing in the drama "Keisei Isamiyama", which is produced by the zamoto Sanogawa Mangiku.

1st lunar month of 1731: Tomijűr˘, his adoptive father and Sanogawa Mangiku settle in Edo. The 3 actors play together at the Ichimuraza in the drama "Naresome Azuma Genji".

9th lunar month of 1731: Tomijűr˘ plays in the same theater in "Hana Sh˘bu Imagawa". Nakamura Shingor˘, Sanogawa Mangiku and Tomijűr˘ go back to Kamigata after this performance.

11th lunar month of 1731: Tomijűr˘ triumphes in Ky˘to by playing the role of the courtesan Tamayama in the kaomise drama "Hiragana Imagawaj˘", which is staged in Miyako Mandayű's theater.

9th lunar month of 1732: first Kabuki adaptation of Matsuda Bunk˘d˘ and Hasegawa Senshi puppet theater drama "Dan no Ura Kabuto Gunki", which is produced in Ky˘to by Sakakiyama Shirotar˘ I at Miyako Mandayű's theater; Tomijűr˘ plays the role of Okachi [casting].

11th lunar month of 1734: Tomijűr˘ becomes zamoto and produces in the same theater the play "Tomi Yakata Kogane no Yaguruma", written by the playwrights Tomimura Takichi, Iwai Izaemon and Sawamura Bunji. He works as a zamoto in Ky˘to up to the 7th lunar month of 1737.

11th lunar month of 1735: Tomijűr˘ produces at Miyako Mandayű's theater the kaomise drama "Bankoku ďshimadai".

Summer of Fall 1736: Tomijűr˘ produces at Miyako Mandayű's theater the first (partial) Kabuki adaptation of the drama "Wada Gassen Onna Maizuru", which is entitled "Hangaku Mon Yaburi" ("The Destruction of the Gate by Hangaku" in English); it stars Sanogawa Mangiku (Hangaku) and Sanogawa Ichimatsu I (Ichiwakamaru).

Fall 1737: Tomijűr˘ settles in ďsaka.

11th lunar month of 1737: Tomijűr˘ plays at the Kado no Shibai the role of the Shimabara pleasure quarter courtesan Konohana in the kaomise drama "Iwatogura Kogane Masugata", which is produced by Iwai Hanshir˘ III.

11th lunar month of 1738: Tomijűr˘ is back in Ky˘to and becomes zamoto, working with the nadai Kameya Kumenoj˘ and producing Tomimura Takichi's kaomise drama "Ichi no Tomi H˘rai Yakata" in which he plays the role of Sonohana. He works as a zamoto in Ky˘to up to the 10th lunar month of 1739.

1st lunar month of 1739: Tomijűr˘ produces the play "Keisei Arashiyama" in which he plays the roles of Mojiemon's daughter Osan, Princess Sakuragi and the courtesan Michinoku.

Fall 1739: Tomijűr˘ settles in ďsaka.

9th lunar month of 1740: premiere in ďsaka at the Kado no Shibai of the play "Hirakana Seisuiki", in which Tomijűr˘ plays the role of Chidori.

11th lunar month of 1740 ~ 10th lunar month of 1741: Tomijűr˘ produces several plays in ďsaka, notably "Yaguruma Yakata no Fuji".

11th lunar month of 1741: second stay in Edo in the company of Nakamura Shingor˘ I, Nakayama Shinkur˘ I, Sanogawa Mangiku and ďtani Hiroji I. He triumphes at the Nakamuraza by playing in Hayakawa Denshir˘'s drama "En'ya Hangan Koky˘ no Nishiki" and the dance "Shakky˘" ("The Stone Bridge"), a famous lion spirit's dance (shishimono).

1st lunar month of 1742: Tomijűr˘ plays the role of the courtesan ďiso no Tora in the drama "Musume Soga Gaijin Yashima", which is performed at the Nakamuraza.

7th lunar month of 1742: premiere in Edo at the Nakamuraza of the play "Keisei Hangonk˘" in which Tomijűr˘ plays the role of the courtesan Katsuragi [casting].

11th lunar month of 1742: Tomijűr˘ plays in the same theater the role of Princess Tatsu in the kaomise program "Keisei Akazawayama".

1st lunar month of 1743: Tomijűr˘ plays in the same theater the role of the courtesan Hidaka in the new year drama "Kadomidori Tokiwa Soga". His stage partners are ďtani Hiroji I (Kurofune Chűemon), Sanogawa Mangiku (Yamabuki) and Sawamura S˘jűr˘ I (Ume no Yoshibŕ). Tomijűr˘ also plays the role of Osome, in duo with Sanogawa Ichimatsu I in the role of Hisamatsu in the dance "Osome Hisamatsu no Michiyuki".

4th lunar month of 1743: Tomijűr˘ visits the Kishib˘ Shrine in the district of Z˘shigaya and offers a votive picture tablet.

5th lunar month of 1743: special performance at the Nakamuraza related to the exhibition of a sacred image of Sh˘toku Taishi in the Shitenn˘ji Temple in the district of Yűshima. Tomijűr˘ plays the roles of Ukamuse Hachibei's wife Kiku and the fox spirit of the temple Tenn˘ji in the drama "Yamato Morokoshi Aish˘ Kagami". He also plays the role of Osan in duo with Utagawa Shirogor˘ in the role of Mohei in the drama "Daiky˘ji".

Fall 1743: Tomijűr˘ and Sawamura S˘jűr˘ I play in the same theater the roles of the courtesans Yatsuhashi and Yufuran in the drama "Futari Yatsuhashi". They decide to go back together to ďsaka.

11th lunar month of 1743: Tomijűr˘ plays the role of the courtesan Konohana in Namiki S˘suke's kaomise drama "Futatsu Biki Nishiki no Manmaku", which is produced at the ďnishi no Shibai by the zamoto Nakamura Jűz˘ I and celebrates the arrival in ďsaka of the star Sawamura S˘jűr˘ I.

12th lunar month of 1743: Tomijűr˘ and Sawamura S˘jűr˘ I play in the same theater the roles of the courtesan T˘yama and Sait˘ Sh˘kur˘ in the drama "ďmonguchi Yoroi Gasane".

3rd lunar month of 1744: Tomijűr˘ plays in the same theater the roles of Ono no Komachi and Shinobu in the drama "ďshű Shinobu Ishi".

1st lunar month of 1745: premiŔre of the play "Keisei Hangonk˘" in Ky˘to at the Minamigawa no Shibai, in which Tomijűr˘ and Nakamura Shingor˘ I play the role of the courtesan T˘yama and the painter Matahei.

11th lunar month of 1745: Tomijűr˘ plays the role of Oshio in Namiki Eisuke's play "Toragoyomi Hoteibukuro", produced in Ky˘to by Nakamura Kumetar˘ I.

10th lunar month of 1746: Tomijűr˘ plays the roles of Yae and Chiyo in the drama "Sugawara Denju Tenarai Kagami", which is produced by Asao Motogor˘ I in Ky˘to at Ebisuya Kichir˘bŕ's theater.

1st lunar month of 1748: Tomijűr˘ plays the roles of Oritsu and Sakurado in the drama "Keisei Yoake no Kane", which is produced by Nakamura Kumetar˘ I in Ky˘to at the Minamigawa no Shibai.

2nd lunar month of 1748: Tomijűr˘ plays in the same theater the role of Tomokirimaru in the drama "Tsuizen Soga Zoroe".

7th lunar month of 1748: Tomijűr˘ plays in the same theater the role of the female hairdresser Otsuge in the drama "Keisei Momiji Gun".

Fall 1748: Tomijűr˘ achieves a great success in the same theater by playing the main role of the lion spirit dance "Shakky˘".

11th lunar month of 1748: Tomijűr˘ takes part in the kaomise program, playing the roles of Tokiwa Gozen and the fox Tokiwa in the drama "Sugamori Hiru-ga-Kojima", which is produced in Ky˘to by Arashi San'emon IV. His stage partners are Fujikawa Heikur˘, Yamashita Matatar˘ I, Sakurayama Shirosabur˘ II, Hanakawa Ichinoj˘, Sanogawa Hanazuma II and Imamura Shichisabur˘ II.

1st lunar month of 1749: Tomijűr˘ plays in the same theater the role of Osaga in the drama "Keisei Chikai no Fumizuka".

5th lunar month of 1749: tour in Ise. Tomijűr˘ plays the role of Kuzu-no-Ha in the drama "Ashiya D˘man ďuchi Kagami", which is staged at the Naka-no-Jiz˘ no Shibai.

11th lunar month of 1749: Tomijűr˘ takes part in the kaomise program, playing 2 roles in the kaomise drama "Tokitsukazeyasu Keizu", which is produced in Ky˘to by Sakakiyama Shirotar˘ II; his stage partners are Yamashita Matatar˘ I, Kasaya Matakur˘ I, Sakakiyama Koshir˘ I and Sakurayama Shirosabur˘ II.

1st lunar month of 1750: Tomijűr˘'s rank in the Ky˘to hy˘banki, wakaonnagata section, is goku-j˘-j˘-kichi (extreme - superior - superior - excellent). He plays in the same theater the role of Sendai no Otsuru in the drama "Keisei Kodamazuka".

11th lunar month of 1750: Tomijűr˘ moves to ďsaka and plays at the Naka no Shibai the roles of the fortune-teller Ohyaku and a female fox in the kaomise drama "Yasa Heike Sakiwake Musha", which is produced by Nakamura Jűz˘ I.

12th lunar month of 1750: the play "Keisei Hangonk˘" is performed for the first time at the Naka no Shibai. It is produced by the zamoto Nakamura Jűz˘ I for the nadai Shioya Kuroemon and performed under the title "Keisei T˘yama Zakura". Tomijűr˘ plays the role of the courtesan T˘yama [casting].

1st lunar month of 1751: Tomijűr˘'s rank in the ďsaka hy˘banki, wakaonnagata section, is goku-j˘-j˘-kichi (extreme - superior - superior - excellent).

4th lunar month of 1752: Tomijűr˘ plays the roles of Tonase and Osono in the drama "Kanadehon Chűshingura", which is produced by the zamoto Arashi San'emon IV in Ky˘to. The role of Tonase's daughter Konami is played by the actor Yamamoto Iwanoj˘.

11th lunar month of 1752: third stay in Edo. Tomijűr˘ and Yamashita Kinsaku II play together at the Nakamuraza in the drama "Akazawayama Sum˘ Nikki".

3rd ~ 6th lunar months of 1753: Tomijűr˘ achieves an huge success for several months by playing the main role of the dance "Ky˘ganoko Musume D˘j˘ji", which is performed at the Nakamuraza. His fame in the Sh˘gun capital is equal to the late star Segawa Kikunoj˘ I's.

3rd lunar month of 1754: premiere at the Nakamuraza of the dance "Hanabusa Shűjaku no Shishi"; the leading role of this dance is played by Tomijűr˘.

11th lunar month of 1754: Tomijűr˘ plays at the Nakamuraza the role of Tsukisayo in the kaomise drama "Miura no ďsuke Bumon no Kotobuki", which celebrates the shűmei of Ichikawa Danjűr˘ IV, Matsumoto K˘shir˘ III and Tsuuchi Monzabur˘ II.

1st lunar month of 1755: Tomijűr˘ plays in the same theater the roles of ďiso no Tora (in reality Princess Sendan) and Arima no Fuji in the new year sogamono "Waka Midori Nishiki Soga".

8th lunar month of 1756: Tomijűr˘ plays in the same theater the role of Chiyo in the drama "Sugawara Denju Tenarai Kagami".

1st lunar month of 1758: Tomijűr˘ plays at the Ichimuraza in the drama "Kujűsanki ďyose Soga".

6th lunar month of 1759: Tomijűr˘ returns to Kamigata.

11th lunar month of 1759: Tomijűr˘ plays at the Kado no Shibai the role of Otomi in Namiki Sh˘z˘ I's kaomise drama "Saiwai Genji Ch˘kyű no Maki", which is produced by Nakayama Bunshichi I and celebrates the shűmei of Arashi Koiz˘ I.

4th lunar month of 1761: Tomijűr˘ plays the role of Kuzu-no-Ha in the great drama "Ashiya D˘man ďuchi Kagami", which is produced at the Kado no Shibai by Nakayama Bunshichi I.

5th lunar month of 1762: premiere in ďsaka at the Kado no Shibai of Namiki Sh˘z˘ I's drama "Koi Hakke Hashira Goyomi", which is a revision of Chikamatsu Monzaemon's drama "Daiky˘ji Mukashi Goyomi"; Tomijűr˘ plays the role of Osan [more details].

2nd lunar month of 1763: Tomijűr˘ plays the role of the courtesan T˘yama in the play "Keisei Hangonk˘", which is produced by Mimasu Daigor˘ I at the Naka no Shibai. His stage partners are Mimasu Daigor˘ I (Matahei), Arashi Sangor˘ II (Shirojir˘) and Iwata Somematsu I (Otoku).

7th lunar month of 1763: Tomijűr˘ plays in the same theater the roles of Yae and Kan Sh˘j˘ in the drama "Sugawara Denju Tenarai Kagami".

11th lunar month of 1763: Tomijűr˘ plays the role of a fox spirit in the drama "Sh˘chikubai ďshimadai", which is performed in Ky˘to.

11th lunar month of 1764: Tomijűr˘ plays the role of Kan Sh˘j˘ in the drama "Sugawara Denju Tenarai Kagami", which is performed in Ky˘to.

11th lunar month of 1766: Tomijűr˘ plays at the Naka no Shibai the roles of Tamamo-no-Mae and a white fox spirit in Namiki Jűsuke's kaomise drama "Yamato Uta Hikime no Yaguruma", which is produced by Nakamura Utaemon I.

3rd lunar month of 1770: Tomijűr˘ plays the roles of Miyako and Oseki in the drama "Futatsu Ch˘ch˘ Kuruwa Nikki", which is staged in Ky˘to.

1770: tour in Ise.

11th lunar month of 1770: fourth stay in Edo; Tomijűr˘ plays 3 roles in the kaomise drama "Miyako Zome Gi˘ Katsugi", which is performed at the Moritaza.

5th lunar month of 1771: Tomijűr˘ plays in the same theater the roles of Sadanobu and Suke-no-Tsubone in the drama "Yoshitsune Senbon Zakura".

8th lunar month of 1771: Tomijűr˘ performs in the same theater in an amazing seven roles Nagauta-based dance called "Kiku ha Yae Shichinin Gesh˘". The seven sections are "Kanjo" (the court lady), "Harukoma" (a dance using a horse head look-alike puppet), "Wakashű Tanzen" (a boy in Tanzen style), "Keisei" (a high-ranking courtesan), "Yamagatsu" (the mountaineer), "Nuno Zarashi" (the bleached cotton dance) and "Yari Odori" (the spear dance).

11th lunar month of 1771: Tomijűr˘ plays in the same theater the role of Nagoya Osan in the kaomise drama "Fukikaete Tsuki no Yoshiwara", which celebrates the arrival of the new zagashira Ichikawa Danjűr˘ V.

1st lunar month of 1772: Tomijűr˘ plays in the same theater the role of Kud˘ Saemon Suketsune (almost unbelievable!) in the new year drama "Hatsu Akebono Niwatori Soga"; the roles of Soga Jűr˘ Sukenari and Soga Gor˘ Tokimune are played by Ichikawa Danjűr˘ V and Nakamura Jűz˘ II.

11th lunar month of 1772: Tomijűr˘ plays in the same theater the role of Osaga in the kaomise drama "Izu Goyomi Shibai no Ganjitsu", which celebrates the shűmei of Sawamura Ch˘jűr˘ IV, Sawamura Kijűr˘ II and Mikuni Fujigor˘.

11th lunar month of 1774: Tomijűr˘ plays in the same theater the role of Miyagino in the kaomise drama "Ichi no Tomi Tsuki no Kaomise", which celebrates the arrival in Edo of his adopted son Nakamura Shingor˘ II.

1st lunar month of 1775: Tomijűr˘ plays in the same theater the roles of the dancer Ukigusa, the Sendai zat˘ Mukuichi and the spirit of Masakado in the new year program "Shida Yuzuriha H˘rai Soga". He is also the leading actor in the seven roles Tomimoto-based dance "Sono Saishiki Nanaori ďgi".

5th lunar month of 1775: Tomijűr˘ plays in the same theater the role of Yae in the drama "Sugawara Denju Tenarai Kagami". The role of Yae's husband Sakuramaru is played by Iwai Hanshir˘ IV.

8th lunar month of 1775: Tomijűr˘ plays in the same theater the role of the courtesan T˘yama in the drama "Keisei Tsuki no Miyako".

11th lunar month of 1775: the departure of Matsumoto K˘shir˘ IV and Iwai Hanshir˘ IV to the Ichimuraza is a hard blow for the Moritaza. Tomijűr˘ stays and plays the roles of Bijomaru and Kiyoaki's wife in the kaomise drama "Kikujid˘ Shuen no Iwaya". He also plays the eponymous role of the dance "Sanbas˘".

1st lunar month of 1776: Tomijűr˘ plays in the same theater the role of the courtesan ďiso no Tora in the new year program "Sono Ky˘dai Fuji no Sugatami".

2nd lunar month of 1776: Tomijűr˘ plays in the same theater the role of Osugi in second part (nibanme) of the new year program "Sono Ky˘dai Fuji no Sugatami". His stage partners in the roles of Yaoya Oshichi and Kichisabur˘ are Yoshizawa Iroha I and Ichikawa Monnosuke II.

5th lunar month of 1776: Tomijűr˘ plays in the same theater the role of Okoma in the Tokiwazu-based dance "Ayame Fukuhana no Itazura", sharing the stage with Ichikawa Danjűr˘ V, ďtani Hiroji III and Ichikawa Monnosuke II.

7th lunar month of 1776: Tomijűr˘ plays in the same theater the role of Kuzu-no-Ha in the drama "Kiky˘zome Onna Urakata", whose plot and characters are similar to "Ashiya D˘man ďuchi Kagami". He also plays the role of Bikuni in the Tokiwazu-based dance "Hana Fubuki Fuji no Sugegasa", performed in duo with Band˘ Mitsugor˘ I in the role of Fuji Tar˘.

11th lunar month of 1776: Tomijűr˘ moves to the Nakamuraza and plays the role of Gion Okaji in the kaomise drama "Sakuya Kono Hana no Kaomise". He also plays the leading role of the Tokiwazu-based dance "Tono Gonomi Koi no Utaura".

11th lunar month of 1777: premiere at the Ichimuraza of the Tomimoto-based dance-drama "Meotozake Kawaranu Nakanaka" (commonly called "Kurama Jishi"); Tomijűr˘ plays the role of the female fox [casting].

19th day of the 11th lunar month of 1777: his two adopted sons, Nakamura Noshio I and Nakamura Shingor˘ II die the same day.

1778: Tomijűr˘ is back in Kamigata, after a short stay in Nagoya to perform the dance "Musume D˘j˘ji".

11th lunar month of 1778: Tomijűr˘ plays at the Kado no Shibai the roles of Suma-no-Konami and Ayazuru in the kaomise drama "Genpei Tatoezukushi", which is produced by Ogawa Kichitar˘ I.

12th lunar month of 1778: Tomijűr˘ plays in the same theater the role of Okinu in Namiki Gohei's drama "Ishii no J˘ Onna Nawabari".

1781: tour in Nagoya.

9th lunar month of 1781: Tomijűr˘ plays the roles of Omiwa and Sadaka in the drama "Imoseyama Onna Teikin", which is produced by Yoshizawa Iroha I in ďsaka at the Kado no Shibai. His stage partners are Nakamura Utaemon I (Soga no Iruka), Nakayama Bunshichi I (Daihanji no Kiyosumi, Shibaroku), Nakamura Noshio II (Hinadori) and Yoshizawa Iroha I (Koganosuke, Princess Tachibana).

11th lunar month of 1781: Tomijűr˘ moves to Ky˘to and plays the role of Ayatsuru in the kaomise drama "Shin Yakata Fukki no Ishizue", which is staged at the Kitagawa no Shibai and celebrates the shűmei of both Yamamoto Giemon and Hanagiri Tomimatsu I.

5th lunar month of 1782: Tomijűr˘ plays in the same theater the role of Miyako in the drama "Futatsu Ch˘ch˘ Kuruwa Nikki".

7th lunar month of 1782: Tomijűr˘ plays in the same theater the roles of Omiwa and Sadaka in the drama "Imoseyama Onna Teikin". His stage partners are Onoe Kikugor˘ I (Daihanji no Kiyosumi), Fujikawa Hachiz˘ II (Shibaroku), Yamamoto Giemon (Soga no Iruka), Nakamura Noshio II (Hinadori), Yoshizawa Iroha I (Koganosuke) and Onoe Tamiz˘ I (Princess Tachibana).

1st lunar month of 1783: Tomijűr˘ plays the role of Shizuka Gozen in the drama "Yoshitsune Senbon Zakura", which is performed in Ky˘to at the Nishigawa no Shibai. His stage partner in the role of Tadanobu is Arashi Hinasuke I.

1st ~ 4th lunar months of 1784: tour in Nagoya. Tomijűr˘ plays at the Inari Shrine in the dramas "Tana Biku Kogane no Shirahata" and "Imoseyama Onna Teikin".

5th lunar month of 1784: tour in Ise, Yamada and Matsuzaka. Tomijűr˘ plays among others the roles of Omiwa and Sadaka in the drama "Imoseyama Onna Teikin".

11th lunar month of 1784: Tomijűr˘ plays at the Kado no Shibai the role of Onna Konpira in Namiki Gohei I and Namiki Jűsuke kaomise drama "Yunzei Konpira Musume", which is produced by the young zamoto Onoe Ushinosuke I; Tomijűr˘ also plays the roles of Chiyo and Kan Sh˘j˘ in the drama "Sugawara Denju Tenarai Kagami".

1st lunar month of 1786: Tomijűr˘ plays the role of Okame in the drama "Keisei Inabayama", which is performed in Ky˘to at Miyako Mandayű's theater. He returns quickly in ďsaka in order to perform at the ďnishi no Shibai before going back to the Imperial Capital.

3rd lunar month of 1786: Tomijűr˘ appears on stage for the last time, in Ky˘to at Miyako Mandayű's theater, performing in the drama "Onna Hachinoki".

3rd day of the 8th lunar month of 1786 [1]: Tomijűr˘ dies in Ky˘to. His tombstone is located in the precinct of the Yaku˘ji temple in ďsaka.

Comments:

Nakamura Tomijűr˘ I was an amazing eighteenth-century onnagata actor who found fame in both Edo and Kamigata.

One of his forte were the roles of women belonging to the samurai class (onna bud˘goto), proud of their chivalrous spirit and involved in complicated revenge plots. Nakamura Tomijűr˘ created many female version of famous Kabuki characters, like "Onna Narukami" ("The Narukami woman"), "Onna Yuranosuke" ("The Yuranosuke women" - Yuranosuke is the main male role of the great play "Kanadehon Chűshingura"), "Onna Kagekiyo" ("The Kagekiyo woman" - Kagekiyo is the great warrior Taira no Kagekiyo), "Onna Kurofune" ("The Kurofune woman") and "Onna Asaina" ("The Asaina woman" - Kobayashi no Asahina is a famous character belonging to the sogamono world). "He was loved in all types of female roles - from proper young ladies to courtesans to samurai wives to amazons" (Samuel Leiter, "New Kabuki Encyclopedia").

Nakamura Tomijűr˘ I's best roles: the snake spirit dancer Hanako ("Ky˘ganoko Musume D˘j˘ji"), Hangaku ("Wada Gassen Onna Maizuru"), Chiyo ("Sugawara Denju Tenarai Kagami"), Shigenoi ("Koi Ny˘b˘ Somewake Tazuna") and Chidori ("Hirakana Seisuiki").

[1] The 3rd day of the 8th lunar month of the 6th year of the Tenmei era was the 26th of August 1786 in the western calendar.

Nakamura Tomijűr˘ I

Prints & Illustrations

Print made by Torii Kiyohiro in 1753

Print made by Torii Kiyohiro in 1753

Print made by Torii Kiyohiro in 1754

Print made by Torii Kiyohiro in 1756

Print made by T˘shűsai Sharaku 1794~1795

Caricature 1780

The Nakamura Tomijűr˘ line of actors

 
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