////Utagawa Toyokuni I. Ichikawa Ebijūrō I as Nuregami Chōgorō, Nakamura Daikichi as Hanaregoma Oseki, and Ichikawa Danjuro VII as Hanaregoma Chōkichi / Fan print, 1820.

Utagawa Toyokuni I. Ichikawa Ebijūrō I as Nuregami Chōgorō, Nakamura Daikichi as Hanaregoma Oseki, and Ichikawa Danjuro VII as Hanaregoma Chōkichi / Fan print, 1820.

Artist: Utagawa Toyokuni I [歌川豊国] (1769–1825).

Publisher: Ibaya Senzaburō [伊場屋 仙三郎] (fl. 1815 – 1869).

Signed: Toyokuni ga [豊国 画].

Publisher’s seal: Ibaya Sensaburō (Marks 08-067 | 127b).

Date-aratame seal: Bunsei 3 (1820).

Size: Uncut fan print (uchiwa-e), 224 x 254 mm.

Ichikawa Ebijūrō I as Nuregami Chōgorō [濡髪の長五郎], Nakamura Daikichi as Hanaregoma Oseki [放駒のお関], and Ichikawa Danjūrō VII as Hanaregoma Chōkichi [放駒長吉] in a kabuki play Futatsu Chôchô Kuruwa Nikki [双蝶々曲輪日記] (A Diary of Two Butterflies in the Pleasure Quarters (see: LIB-0879.2015 | Brandon, James R., Leiter, Samuel L.  Kabuki Plays on Stage: Brilliance and Bravado, 1697-1766 (Volume 1). — Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 2002.) The play was performed at Kawarasakiza (Edo) in May of 1820.

Actors:

Ichikawa Ebijūrō I [市川鰕十郎] (Japanese, 1777 – 1827); other names: Ichikawa Ichizō I [市川市蔵], Ichinokawa Ichizō [市ノ川市蔵].

Nakamura Daikichi I [初代中村大吉](Japanese, 1773 – 1823); other names: Fujikawa Daikichi [藤川大吉]; poetry name Hajō [巴丈]; pen name Naruo Yatarō [藤川大吉].

Ichikawa Danjūrō VII 市川団十郎 (Japanese, 1791 – 1859); other names: Ichikawa Ebizō V, Ichikawa Hakuen II, Ichikawa Shinnosuke I.

 

 

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