Posted by Hans Olof Johansson (188.8.131.52) on November 05, 2014 at 11:44:41:
In Reply to: Re: Kabuki actor by? posted by Guy Pepermans on November 05, 2014 at 09:56:53:
The Kunisada print above appears to be a portrait of Omez˘ in the same role and the same play.
The play, Gohiiki Soga Ur˘ Sh˘gatsu (御摂曽我閏正月) by Segawa Jok˘ II, was first performed in 1822 (Samuel L Leiter, "New Kabuki Encyclopedia", p 269).
See also http://archive.library.metro.tokyo.jp/da/detail?tilcod=0000000003-00017802
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