NAKAMURA SHIKAN IV
Nakamura Fukusuke I in 1859

Nakamura Shikan IV playing the role of Omae Tetsunosuke in a play similar to the classic "Meiboku Sendai Hagi" (1876?)

Nakamura Fukusuke I playing the role of Shinanoya Ohan in the drama "My˘to Musubi Musume Hy˘banki", which was staged in the 4th lunar month of 1858 at the Nakamuraza (print made by Utagawa Toyokuni III)

Nakamura Shikan IV during his shűmei in juillet 1860 at the Moritaza (print made by Utagawa Toyokuni III)

Nakamura Shikan IV in a print made by Utagawa Toyokuni III (6th lunar month of 1861)

Nakamura Shikan IV during the k˘j˘ celebrating the opening of the Sawamuraza in T˘ky˘ in August 1873 (print made by Toyohara Kunichika)

The actors Nakamura Fukusuke I and Nakamura Kamenoj˘ I playing the roles of Takayasu Shuntokumaru and Princess Asaka in the drama "Sesshű Gapp˘-ga-Tsuji", which was staged in the 9th lunar month of 1852 at the Ichimuraza in Edo (print made by Utagawa Toyokuni III)

This print is the right component of a triptych (the left and central prints are also available)

The actor Nakamura Fukusuke I playing the role of Igami no Gonta in the "Sushiya" scene of the play "Yoshitsune Senbon Zakura" (print made by Utagawa Toyokuni III in the 6th lunar month of 1859 - the actor was performing at the Moritaza at that time but the drama "Yoshitsune Senbon Zakura" was not on the bill)

The actor Nakamura Fukusuke I playing the role of ďhara Takejir˘ in Sakurada Jisuke III's new year drama "Kinpeibai Soga no Tamamono", which was staged in the 1st lunar month of 1860 at the Nakamuraza (print made by Utagawa Toyokuni III)

This print is the central component of a triptych (the left and right prints are also available)

The actor Nakamura Shikan IV playing the role of Sunami Kazuemon in the drama "T˘kaid˘ Iroha Nikki", which was staged at the Ichimuraza in the 7th lunar month of 1861 (print made by Utagawa Toyokuni III)

The actor Nakamura Shikan IV playing the role of Kuzu-no-Ha in the drama "Na o Tsuide Shinoda no Yomeiri" (similar to the classic "Ashiya D˘man ďuchi Kagami"), which was staged in the 9th lunar month of 1861 at the Ichimuraza (print made by Utagawa Toyokuni III)

This print is the right component of a diptych (the left print is also available)

The actor Nakamura Shikan IV playing the role of Matsu˘maru in the "Kurumabiki" scene of the classic "Sugawara Denju Tenarai Kagami", which was staged in the 10th lunar month of 1861 at the Ichimuraza (print made by Utagawa Toyokuni III)

This print is the right component of a triptych (the left and central prints are available)

The actors Seki Hanasuke I (left), Iwai Kumesabur˘ III (center) and Nakamura Shikan IV (right) playing the roles of Fukuyama Shinkichi, the courtesan Miuraya Agemaki and the shirozake seller Shinbŕ in the drama "Sukeroku Yukari no Edo Zakura", which was staged in Edo in the 3rd lunar month of 1862 at the Ichimuraza (print made by Utagawa Yoshitsuya)

This print is the left component of a triptych (the central and right prints are available)

Nakamura Shikan IV portraying Matsu˘maru in a mitate-e print made in 1863 by Utagawa Kunisada II (belonging to the Haiyű Makie Sakazuki series)

The actor Nakamura Shikan IV playing the role of Iwanaga Saemon in the drama "Yasa Heike Shirabe no Futsutsuka" (similar to the classic "Dan no Ura Kabuto Gunki"), which was staged in Edo in the 8th lunar month of 1863 at the Moritaza (print made by Utagawa Toyokuni III)

This print is the right component of a triptych (the left and central prints are available)

The actors Nakamura Shikan IV, Arashi Rikaku III and Arashi Eizabur˘ at the Nakamuraza in the 2nd lunar month of 1867 (print made by Utagawa Yoshiiku)

The actor Nakamura Shikan IV in a print made by Toyohara Kunichika in the 12th lunar month of 1868

The actors Nakamura Fukusuke III and Nakamura Shikan IV (foreground) playing the roles of Koganosuke and Daihanji no Kiyosumi in the "Yoshinogawa" scene of the classic "Imoseyama Onna Teikin", which was staged at the Ichimuraza in the 9th lunar month of 1871 (print made by Toyohara Kunichika)

The actor Nakamura Shikan IV playing the role of the warrior Kumagai Jir˘ Naozane in the drama "Genpei Sakigake S˘shi", which was staged in july 1872 at the Nakamuraza (print made by Toyohara Kunichika)

The actor Nakamura Shikan IV during the official stage speech celebrating the opening of the Sawamuraza in T˘ky˘ in August 1873 (print made by Toyohara Kunichika)

The actor Nakamura Shikan IV playing the role of Tadanobu Rihei in the drama "Shiranami Gonin Otoko", which was staged in November 1874 in T˘ky˘ at the Moritaza (print made by Toyohara Kunichika)

This print belongs to a series of five prints - the four others are Band˘ Hikosabur˘ V, Ichikawa Sadanji I, Nakamura Kanjaku III and Onoe Kikugor˘ V

The actors Nakamura Shikan IV and Iwai Hanshir˘ VIII playing the roles of the yakko Komahei and the geisha Kohan in the dance-drama "Tsuchi-gumo", which was staged in June 1881 at the Shintomiza (print made by Y˘shű Chikanobu)

This print is the left component of a triptych (the central and right prints are also available)

The actors Kataoka Gad˘ III and Nakamura Shikan IV playing the roles of a puppeteer and Matsuemon in the "Kanzaki Ageya" scene of the drama "Hirakana Seisuiki" which was staged at the Ichimuraza in May 1883 (print made by Toyohara Kunichika)

This print is the right component of a diptych (the left print is also available)

 
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