• Right panel: Onoe Kikujirō II (尾上菊次郎) as Kumokiri o roku (雲切お六);  center: Ichimura Kakitsu IV (市村家橘) as Subashiri o kuma (洲走お熊); left: Bandō Mitsugorō VI (坂東三津五郎) as Osaraba o Den (おさらばお伝)  and Sawamura Tosshô II (沢村訥升) as Kinezumi o Yosh (木鼠お吉)
Right panel: Onoe Kikujirō II (尾上菊次郎) as Kumokiri o roku (雲切お六);  center: Ichimura Kakitsu IV (市村家橘) as Subashiri o kuma (洲走お熊); left: Bandō Mitsugorō VI (坂東三津五郎) as Osaraba o Den (おさらばお伝)  and Sawamura Tosshô II (沢村訥升) as Kinezumi o Yosh (木鼠お吉)
Right panel: Onoe Kikujirō II (尾上菊次郎) as Kumokiri o roku (雲切お六);  center: Ichimura Kakitsu IV (市村家橘) as Subashiri o kuma (洲走お熊); left: Bandō Mitsugorō VI (坂東三津五郎) as Osaraba o Den (おさらばお伝)  and Sawamura Tosshô II (沢村訥升) as Kinezumi o Yosh (木鼠お吉)

Toyohara Kunichika (豊原国周) (artist 1835 – 1900)

Right panel: Onoe Kikujirō II (尾上菊次郎) as Kumokiri o roku (雲切お六); center: Ichimura Kakitsu IV (市村家橘) as Subashiri o kuma (洲走お熊); left: Bandō Mitsugorō VI (坂東三津五郎) as Osaraba o Den (おさらばお伝) and Sawamura Tosshô II (沢村訥升) as Kinezumi o Yosh (木鼠お吉)

Print


1865
28 in x 14.25 in (Overall dimensions) Japanese woodblock print

Signed: Kunichika ga (国周画)
Publisher: Iseya Kanekichi (Marks 145 - seal 21-059)
Waseda University - right panel
Waseda University - the full triptych

This triptych commemorates a performance of the play Subashiri o kuma ichimura kakitsu (洲走お熊 市村家橘) at Ichimura Theater.
Iseya Kanekichi (伊勢屋兼吉) (publisher)
Onoe Kikujirō II (二代目尾上菊次郎: 11/1835 to 12/1856 and 1858 to June 1875) (actor)
Ichimura Kakitsu IV (四代目市村家橘: 1863 to 7/1868) (actor)
Bandō Mitsugorō VI (六代目坂東三津五郎: 5/1856 to 9/11/1873) (actor)
Sawamura Tosshō II (二代目沢村訥升: 1/1854 to 4/1879) (actor)
actor prints (yakusha-e - 役者絵) (genre)